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 80,065 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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Atenolol has active ingredients of atenolol. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 82,740 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 9,228 Withdrawal syndrome patients)
On Dec, 31, 2014: 80,052 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.
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- Does anyone have persistent, ringing tinnitus while taking this drug?
I was prescribed Atenolol years ago for tachycardia. I took it for many years with little to no side effects, aside from tiredness. I began having PVCs and later was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. My doctor put me on 5 mg. Bystolic and the tinnitus started. I took it about 1 year. My BP wasn't ideal, so he upped it to mg. and the ringing worsened. It's much louder. The report says this drug isn't ototoxic, but I never had tinnitus before taking it. Anyone else????
- I have had the history of seizures, kidney stones, high blood pressure and migraine headaches. i am soon going back to school and need something to help with memory . what is best to help in this way
Not sure what I am suppose to write here. My mind is never clear and it feels as if there is swelling that keeps me from wanting to learn or work. Taking IBprofen helps take some of the swelling away but not all.
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- Has anyone had tingling in hands, arms, feet, legs from lisinopril that did not go away when they quit taking it? if you got rid of the tingles, how did you do it? (2 answers)
After 9 months on Atenolol I started getting tingling in my left hand. Also had a pulmonary embolism. A doc switched me to Lisinopril and the tingling moved to my legs, feet, both hands and arms. My calf muscles are very tight and my legs ache. Plus dizziness and other things. After 3 years of going round and round with doctors and no one finding anything wrong with me, I found posts about Lisinopril and tingling and I quit taking it. But the tingling and aches have not gone away. Has anyone else had this problem and does anyone know how to fix it??? I get nowhere going to doctors, they find nothing wrong with me. Thanks
- I have recently developed blurred vision after taking vagifem for 2 months. will it go away if i discontinue the med? (2 answers)
I am 57 yrs old & began taking vagifem for painful intercourse issues. This is my second try on a med as dr first prescibed premarin cream but I developed vaginitis & had severe headaches. I have been taking the vagifem "vagina pill" for approx 2 months & aside from my hot flashes at night being worse there were no other side effects. Then suddenly this past week I began seeing "halos" and flashes of light out of my right eye only & in the perriferal vision.I am nearsighted have worn glasses all my life & progressive lenses for the past 10 yrs. Have regular vision exams & never had any problems. In fact just got new glasses about 4 months ago! I plan to discontinue this med & am hoping these symptoms go away along with it. Please respond if you have an answer for me.
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