Review: could Atenolol cause Cough?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 1, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 77,142 people who take Atenolol. Among them, 1,591 have Cough. See who they are, when they have Cough and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Atenolol (latest outcomes from 82,513 users) has active ingredients of atenolol. It is often used in high blood pressure, blood pressure management. Commonly reported side effects of Atenolol include nausea, nausea aggravated, weakness, fatigue, dizziness.
Cough (latest reports from 469,450 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.
On Feb, 22, 2014: 77,076 people reported to have side effects when taking Atenolol. Among them, 1,516 people (1.97%) have Cough.
Time on Atenolol when people have Cough * :
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Gender of people who have Cough when taking Atenolol * :
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How people recovered from Cough ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (247 people, 16.29%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (117 people, 7.72%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (63 people, 4.16%)
- Depression (56 people, 3.69%)
- Osteoporosis (55 people, 3.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (427 people, 28.17%)
- Lisinopril (192 people, 12.66%)
- Lipitor (191 people, 12.60%)
- Simvastatin (172 people, 11.35%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (162 people, 10.69%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (12 months ago):
just switched recently from omeprazole which was not working great. I had a cough at the time also. At the same time Dr doubled simvastatin from 10 to 20 mg.
From this study (12 months ago):
emelita on Mar, 24, 2011:
Yesterday I ask my pharmacy to print me a copy of all the medicine i have taken and he is kind enough to print me from 2005 to present 2011. I have seen that I have been on lisinopryl since or maybe as early as 2005 to 2009. On 2008 I have been diagnose with Uterus cancer so i have an extensive Hysterectomy. By the way all symptoms that I have at the time I am taking lisinopryl is the pain on my hips which I cannot walk much and sit much and stand much. I have always infections which wont go away. after the hysterectomy, the hips pains go away and the infections go away too. After that I change Doctor and he gave me a different HB pills. Now one week ago I started feeling the pain again after the Doctor change my medication So I started digging on what mediation I am taking that resulted of me having a cancer on the uterus and this lisinopryl is the culprit. lisinopryl. at that time I am also taking Atenolol 100 mg.
amanda biggs on Aug, 31, 2012:
i have breast cancer and i was not feel well so went to doctor and they put me no penicillin vk are they shue it all right to take them
Emm on Apr, 9, 2013:
It is highly unlikely that Lisinopril caused your cancer. You say you also take Atenolol. Both of these medications affect potassium levels in the blood. Altered potassium can cause muscle pain and cramping. The cancer also causes pain. If you are in remission make an appt ASAP. I pray for your recovery. Drink plenty of fluids, eat a mostly raw diet, and do all you can to stay well. Good luck.
From this study (1 year ago):
I am concerned about the drug Pacerone, as I am seeing no improvement after being taken off Propafenone 225MG every 8 hours, and the Dialtiazem also... suddenly my heart rate put me in the hospital emergency room, resulting in a cardioversion to slow the rate from 205.
The replacement of Dialtiazem, and adding of Pacerone has me concerned, and I want to know what reactions have been reported, so I can discuss them with my doctor.
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