Review: could Atenolol cause Dizziness?


Summary

Dizziness is found among people who take Atenolol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension . We study 91,450 people who have side effects while taking Atenolol from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,581 have Dizziness. Find out below who they are, when they have Dizziness and more.

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Atenolol

Atenolol has active ingredients of atenolol. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Atenolol 111,685 users)

Dizziness

Dizziness has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 262,344 Dizziness patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

91,450 people reported to have side effects when taking Atenolol.
Among them, 4,581 people (5.01%) have Dizziness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Atenolol cause Dizziness?

Time on Atenolol when people have Dizziness *:

  • < 1 month: 22.13 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.44 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.91 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.04 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.86 %
  • 10+ years: 19.37 %

Gender of people who have Dizziness when taking Atenolol *:

  • female: 60.68 %
  • male: 39.32 %

Age of people who have Dizziness when taking Atenolol *:

  • 0-1: 0.05 %
  • 2-9: 0.05 %
  • 10-19: 0.42 %
  • 20-29: 1.42 %
  • 30-39: 4.1 %
  • 40-49: 8.53 %
  • 50-59: 19.27 %
  • 60+: 66.16 %

Severity if Dizziness when taking Atenolol **:

  • least: 14.08 %
  • moderate: 54.93 %
  • severe: 29.58 %
  • most severe: 1.41 %

How people recovered from Dizziness **:

  • while on drug: 11.54 %
  • after off the drug: 3.85 %
  • not yet: 84.62 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (986 people, 21.52%)
  • Depression (283 people, 6.18%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (236 people, 5.15%)
  • Pain (216 people, 4.72%)
  • Osteoporosis (212 people, 4.63%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (910 people, 19.86%)
  • Lisinopril (604 people, 13.18%)
  • Lipitor (518 people, 11.31%)
  • Simvastatin (490 people, 10.70%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (457 people, 9.98%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (1,102 people, 24.06%)
  • Headache (821 people, 17.92%)
  • Asthenia (769 people, 16.79%)
  • Fatigue (766 people, 16.72%)
  • Dyspnoea (631 people, 13.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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