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Condition: High Blood Pressure
4/14/2015 7:27:30 AM

Reviewer: Paul-VA, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I started using Atenolol due to my blood pressure it is very effective but it restricts your heart pulse and short breathing but it is very cheap pricing.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
4/9/2015 9:02:49 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My husband has been on Atenolol 50 mg ever since he had bypass surgery..which is almost 7 years. It pretty much ended his life as he had no energy and would fall asleep all the time. His Dr recently took him off of it and he now seems to have 'perked up a bit. He is also on other blood pressure med so not sure why he was on Atenolol too. His heart rate was down to just 50/bpm at his last c ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
4/6/2015 8:26:36 PM

Reviewer: sparky277v, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
this med sucks, it made me really nauseas, and dizzy.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
1/3/2015 6:50:43 PM

Reviewer: Zegota, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Very easy to use and to lose, I have high blood pressure that is difficult to manage. Presently it is between 120 and 140 most of the time, running on the average 124-135.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
1/3/2015 3:11:32 PM

Reviewer: jralam, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had extremely high b/p and was prescribed 50mg of atenolol and 50mg of hydrochlorothiazide approx. 6 yrs. ago. I had no ill side effects, no problems and b/p returned to normal. Tried to stop taking it and had rapid heart beat, feeling like heart coming out of chest. Called doctor and they said not to stop taking it it's a beta blocker. I go back to the doctor next week. Going to ask about r ... Show Full Comment

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