Review: could Atenolol cause Photosensitivity Reaction?


Photosensitivity reaction is found among people who take Atenolol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, 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, 69 have Photosensitivity reaction. Find out below who they are, when they have Photosensitivity reaction 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)

Photosensitivity Reaction

Photosensitivity reaction has been reported by people with indigestion, hypotension, rashes, diarrhea, visual acuity reduced (latest reports from 5,071 Photosensitivity reaction patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

89,948 people reported to have side effects when taking Atenolol.
Among them, 69 people (0.08%) have Photosensitivity Reaction

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Atenolol cause Photosensitivity reaction?

Time on Atenolol when people have Photosensitivity Reaction *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 33.33 %

Gender of people who have Photosensitivity Reaction when taking Atenolol *:

  • female: 65.22 %
  • male: 34.78 %

Age of people who have Photosensitivity Reaction when taking Atenolol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.17 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 15.87 %
  • 50-59: 23.81 %
  • 60+: 57.14 %

Severity if Photosensitivity Reaction when taking Atenolol **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Photosensitivity Reaction **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (13 people)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (7 people)
  • Pain (6 people)
  • Seasonal Allergy (5 people)
  • Rash (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Omeprazole (8 people)
  • Aspirin (8 people)
  • Celebrex (7 people)
  • Lisinopril (6 people)
  • Amiodarone Hcl (6 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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