Review: could Atenolol cause Joint Pain?


Joint pain 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 89,948 people who have side effects while taking Atenolol from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,873 have Joint pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Joint pain and more.

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Atenolol has active ingredients of atenolol. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Atenolol 90,318 users)

Joint Pain

Joint pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, stroke, chest pain (latest reports from 146,073 Joint pain patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

89,948 people reported to have side effects when taking Atenolol.
Among them, 2,873 people (3.19%) have Joint Pain

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Atenolol cause Joint pain?

Time on Atenolol when people have Joint Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 18.97 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 8.62 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.79 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.34 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.07 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 17.24 %
  • 10+ years: 18.97 %

Gender of people who have Joint Pain when taking Atenolol *:

  • female: 64.23 %
  • male: 35.77 %

Age of people who have Joint Pain when taking Atenolol *:

  • 0-1: 0.09 %
  • 2-9: 0.34 %
  • 10-19: 0.6 %
  • 20-29: 0.47 %
  • 30-39: 4.02 %
  • 40-49: 11.15 %
  • 50-59: 24.23 %
  • 60+: 59.1 %

Severity if Joint Pain when taking Atenolol **:

  • least: 4.55 %
  • moderate: 40.91 %
  • severe: 50.0 %
  • most severe: 4.55 %

How people recovered from Joint Pain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 8.33 %
  • not yet: 91.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (552 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (326 people)
  • Pain (207 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (188 people)
  • Depression (182 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (436 people)
  • Lipitor (423 people)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (355 people)
  • Zometa (345 people)
  • Lisinopril (333 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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