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Review: could Atenolol cause Neuropathy peripheral?

Summary: Neuropathy peripheral could be caused by Atenolol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Zometa, and have Hypertension.

We study 79,901 people who have side effects while taking Atenolol from FDA and social media. Among them, 663 have Neuropathy peripheral. Find out below who they are, when they have Neuropathy peripheral and more.

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Atenolol

Atenolol (latest outcomes from 82,551 users) has active ingredients of atenolol. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Neuropathy peripheral

Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage) (latest reports from 201,659 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 79,901 people reported to have side effects when taking Atenolol. Among them, 663 people (0.83%) have Neuropathy Peripheral. They amount to 0.33% of all the 201,292 people who have Neuropathy Peripheral on eHealthMe.

Trend of Neuropathy peripheral in Atenolol reports

Time on Atenolol when people have Neuropathy peripheral * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Neuropathy peripheral23.08%0.00%0.00%15.38%30.77%23.08%7.69%

Gender of people who have Neuropathy peripheral when taking Atenolol * :

FemaleMale
Neuropathy peripheral56.38%43.62%

Age of people who have Neuropathy peripheral when taking Atenolol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Neuropathy peripheral0.00%1.44%0.00%0.90%6.85%14.95%24.14%51.71%

Severity of Neuropathy peripheral when taking Atenolol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Neuropathy peripheral0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Neuropathy peripheral ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Neuropathy peripheral0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (101 people, 15.23%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (80 people, 12.07%)
  3. Pain (71 people, 10.71%)
  4. Depression (62 people, 9.35%)
  5. Anxiety (54 people, 8.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (236 people, 35.60%)
  2. Aspirin (227 people, 34.24%)
  3. Lipitor (184 people, 27.75%)
  4. Lasix (172 people, 25.94%)
  5. Aredia (155 people, 23.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (11 months ago):

  • i was prescribed atenolol about 9yrs ago after an accident,(broken ankle)to bring my heart rate down before the operation on the ankle.have been prescribed ever since.i have been on the amlopine & enalapril for about 20yrs, but am concerned the atenolol is the cause of my neuropathy as it has occured in the last 6 to 7 yrs.please advise.

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  • From this study (4 years ago):

  • Type2x_ on Jun, 14, 2010:

    Hi! You know your self better than a doctor that's why they ask you what's going on when you go. I follow my feelings and don't forget Doctors sometimes are going by the claims of drug salesman.

    Reply

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