Review: could Atenolol cause Withdrawal syndrome?
Summary: Withdrawal syndrome could be caused by Atenolol, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Hydrochlorothiazide, and have Hypertension.
We study 79,901 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.
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On Apr, 12, 2014: 79,901 people reported to have side effects when taking Atenolol. Among them, 95 people (0.12%) have Withdrawal Syndrome. They amount to 0.17% of all the 55,358 people who have Withdrawal Syndrome on eHealthMe.
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.
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