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    Information about Atenolol

    Atenolol uses

    How atenolol works

    Atenolol is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart. It works by slowing down the heart rate and makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood around the body.

    Common side effects of atenolol

    Fatigue, Slow heart rate, Nausea, Diarrhea, Dizziness, Cold extremities
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    Dr. Radhika Dua
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    MD (Pharmacology), MBBS
    Last updated on:
    18 Feb 2020 | 05:21 PM (IST)
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    Expert advice for Atenolol

    • It may cause dizziness. If this happens to you, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
    • It can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you are diabetic. Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly.
    • Do not stop taking Atenolol suddenly as it can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly, thereby increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke.

    Content on this page was last updated on 18 February, 2020, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)