Skip to content

Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of atenolol oral.

Overall User Ratings

1225 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

1-5 of 808 Next»
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

Condition: High Blood Pressure
12/27/2014 7:13:50 PM

Reviewer: Tinker422855, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I started Atenolol a little over a month ago. Taking 25mg at night. i have insomnia at night and during the day I fall asleep very easily. Heart flutters once in a while. Other than that may Bp is perfect. Was on lisinopril before this and hated it.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
9/6/2014 3:39:52 AM

Reviewer: spotty, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was first placed on 50mg of Atenolol which caused me to develop a whole bunch of unpleasant symptoms. I had diahorhea, very slight chest pain at first, wrestless nights and restless leg syndrome (which I've never had in my life. I asked my physician if I could reduce my BP medication to 25mg, down from 50mg and it worked! All of my symptoms disappeared yet my blood pressure was still in chec ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
9/3/2014 5:55:47 PM

Reviewer: mjo, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This drug replaced my metoprolol and hydrochlorothiazide. Been on it for 3 months and feel no side effects, and has replaced taking 3 pills a day with just 1/2 of one.

1-5 of 808 Next»

Ask the pharmacist

Questions about medications? Get expert answers by video or live chat about allergies, pregnancy, sleep, and more.
See the Ask the Pharmacist event schedule.

Ask a Question

Popular Slideshows & Tools on WebMD

sore foot
3 warning signs.
acupuncture needle on shoulder
10 tips to look and feel good.
mature woman holding fan in face
Symptoms and treatments.
disciplining a boy
Types, symptoms, causes.
psoriasis
What it looks like.
checking blood sugar
Symptoms and treatment.
man behind computer screen
10 possible causes.
Woman with itchy watery eyes
Common triggers.
man screaming
Making sense of symptoms.
human liver
What puts you at risk?
restroom sign
Food and drinks that make you go.
two male hands
Understanding RA.

Newsletters

Subscribe to free WebMD newsletters.

  • WebMD Daily

    WebMD Daily

    Subscribe to the WebMD Daily, and you'll get today's top health news and trending topics, and the latest and best information from WebMD.

  • Men's Health

    Men's Health

    Subscribe to the Men's Health newsletter for the latest on disease prevention, fitness, sex, nutrition, and more from WebMD.

  • Women's Health

    Women's Health

    Subscribe to the Women's Health newsletter for the latest on disease prevention, fitness, sex, diet, anti-aging, and more from WebMD.

By clicking Submit, I agree to the WebMD Terms & Conditions & Privacy Policy

WebMD the app

Get trusted health information. Whenever. Wherever... with your iPhone, iPad or Android.

Find Out More
IMPORTANT: About This Section and Other User-Generated Content on WebMD

The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatment or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.

Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.