Review: could Atenolol cause Withdrawal syndrome?
Summary: Withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Atenolol, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Hydrochlorothiazide, and have High blood pressure.
We study 80,107 people who have side effects while taking Atenolol from FDA and social media. Among them, 95 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome and more.
You are not alone: join a support group for people who take Atenolol and have Withdrawal syndrome >>>
Atenolol has active ingredients of atenolol. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 82,782 Atenolol users)
Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity, back pain. (latest reports from 9,229 Withdrawal syndrome patients)
On Apr, 1, 2015: 80,090 people reported to have side effects when taking Atenolol. Among them, 95 people (0.12%) have Withdrawal Syndrome.
Time on Atenolol when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Withdrawal syndrome||50.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Atenolol * :
|Withdrawal syndrome||57.89%||42.11% |
Age of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Atenolol * :
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||2.30%||0.00%||9.20%||41.38%||27.59%||19.54% |
Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Atenolol ** :
How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (36 people, 37.89%)
- Pain (19 people, 20.00%)
- Anxiety (15 people, 15.79%)
- Depression (15 people, 15.79%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (9 people, 9.47%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Hydrochlorothiazide (13 people, 13.68%)
- Simvastatin (12 people, 12.63%)
- Cymbalta (11 people, 11.58%)
- Lisinopril (11 people, 11.58%)
- Aspirin (11 people, 11.58%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Get connected: join our support group of atenolol and withdrawal syndrome on
Do you have Withdrawal Syndrome while taking Atenolol?
You are not alone! Join a support group on :
- support group for people who take Atenolol and have Withdrawal Syndrome
- support group for people who take Atenolol
- support group for people who have Withdrawal Syndrome
Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Atenolol for a 49-year old man with HBP.
- A study of drug interactions between Vitamin D, Atenolol, Vitamin B12 for a 58-year old woman with Low Egfr, Blood Pressure Increased. The patient has Oesophagitis Ulcerative, Diverticulitis Intestinal, Fibromyalgia, Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness
- A study of drug interactions between Tamsulosin, Latanoprost, Atenolol, Amlodipine for a 81-year old man with Frequent Or Urgent Urination, Eye Degenerative Disorder, Hypertension. The patient has Muscle Pain, Feeling Hot, Diabetes Mellitus, Swelling Face, Puffy Face
- A study of drug interactions between Norvasc, Multivitamin, Horse Chestnut, Omega 3, Saw Palmetto, Metformin, Aspirin, Atenolol, Glimepiride, Hydrochlorothiazide, Fosinopril Sodium for a 71-year old man with High Blood Pressure, Deficiency, Swelling Of The Ankles - Feet - Legs, Blood Cholesterol Abnormal, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Ischaemic Heart Disease. The patient has Peripheral Artery Disease, Coronary Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, High Blood Sugar
- A study of drug interactions between Simvastatin, Estradiol, Atenolol, Hydrochlorothiazide for a 70-year old woman with High Blood Cholesterol, Postmenopause, High Blood Pressure. The patient has Shoulder Blade Pain, Pain - Shoulder, Tingling And Numbness
Recent Atenolol related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.