Review: could Atenolol cause Peripheral neuropathy?
Summary: Peripheral neuropathy is found among people who take Atenolol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Peripheral neuropathy.
We study 80,084 people who have side effects while taking Atenolol from FDA and social media. Among them, 92 have Peripheral neuropathy. Find out below who they are, when they have Peripheral neuropathy and more.
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Atenolol has active ingredients of atenolol. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 82,756 Atenolol users)
Peripheral neuropathy (damage to nerves of the peripheral nervous system) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol, diabetes, high blood pressure, depression. (latest reports from 10,578 Peripheral neuropathy patients)
On Feb, 13, 2015: 80,084 people reported to have side effects when taking Atenolol. Among them, 190 people (0.24%) have Peripheral Neuropathy.
Time on Atenolol when people have Peripheral neuropathy * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Peripheral neuropathy||0.00%||0.00%||20.00%||0.00%||10.00%||40.00%||30.00% |
Gender of people who have Peripheral neuropathy when taking Atenolol * :
|Peripheral neuropathy||48.98%||51.02% |
Age of people who have Peripheral neuropathy when taking Atenolol * :
|Peripheral neuropathy||0.00%||1.20%||0.00%||0.00%||0.60%||10.84%||27.11%||60.24% |
Severity of Peripheral neuropathy when taking Atenolol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Peripheral neuropathy||0.00%||63.64%||36.36%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Peripheral neuropathy ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Peripheral neuropathy||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Neuropathy (13 people, 6.84%)
- Hypertension (11 people, 5.79%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (11 people, 5.79%)
- Depression (7 people, 3.68%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (6 people, 3.16%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (30 people, 15.79%)
- Lipitor (25 people, 13.16%)
- Neurontin (19 people, 10.00%)
- Acetylsalicylic acid srt (17 people, 8.95%)
- Lasix (17 people, 8.95%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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