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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 80,117 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

Atenolol has active ingredients of atenolol. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 82,790 Atenolol users)

Withdrawal syndrome

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 May, 1, 2015: 80,107 people reported to have side effects when taking Atenolol. Among them, 95 people (0.12%) have Withdrawal Syndrome.

Trend of Withdrawal syndrome in Atenolol reports

Time on Atenolol when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Withdrawal syndrome50.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Atenolol * :

FemaleMale
Withdrawal syndrome57.89%42.11%

Age of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Atenolol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.00%2.30%0.00%9.20%41.38%27.59%19.54%

Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Atenolol ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (36 people, 37.89%)
  2. Pain (19 people, 20.00%)
  3. Anxiety (15 people, 15.79%)
  4. Depression (15 people, 15.79%)
  5. Smoking cessation therapy (9 people, 9.47%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Hydrochlorothiazide (13 people, 13.68%)
  2. Simvastatin (12 people, 12.63%)
  3. Cymbalta (11 people, 11.58%)
  4. Lisinopril (11 people, 11.58%)
  5. Aspirin (11 people, 11.58%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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