Atenolol and Peripheral neuropathy - from FDA reports


Peripheral neuropathy is found among people who take Atenolol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Peripheral neuropathy with Atenolol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 113,829 people who have side effects when taking Atenolol from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 01, 2017

113,829 people reported to have side effects when taking Atenolol.
Among them, 74 people (0.07%) have Peripheral Neuropathy

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Atenolol cause Peripheral neuropathy?

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

  • female: 48.65 %
  • male: 51.35 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 11.76 %
  • 50-59: 27.45 %
  • 60+: 60.78 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (9 people, 12.16%)
  • High Blood Pressure (8 people, 10.81%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (5 people, 6.76%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (4 people, 5.41%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (4 people, 5.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (16 people, 21.62%)
  • Neurontin (15 people, 20.27%)
  • Lipitor (11 people, 14.86%)
  • Lasix (11 people, 14.86%)
  • Lyrica (10 people, 13.51%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (13 people, 17.57%)
  • Weight Increased (10 people, 13.51%)
  • Weakness (10 people, 13.51%)
  • Pain (10 people, 13.51%)
  • Drug Ineffective (10 people, 13.51%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Peripheral neuropathy when taking Atenolol?


Atenolol has active ingredients of atenolol. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Atenolol 118,892 users)

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Peripheral neuropathy (damage to nerves of the peripheral nervous system) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol, diabetes (latest reports from 5,715 Peripheral neuropathy patients).

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