from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A beta-blocker drug, C14H22N2O3, used primarily in the treatment of angina pectoris and hypertension.
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- noun medicine A
beta blockerused in the treatment of cardiovascular disease
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- noun an oral beta blocker (trade name Tenormin) used in treating hypertension and angina; has adverse side effects (depression and exacerbation of congestive heart failure etc.)
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I have read that beta blockers, such as atenolol, actually increase chance of fib with vagal folks like me.
Other common blood pressure drugs include "water pills," or diuretics, as well as beta blockers such as atenolol and ACE inhibitors such as Pfizer's Accupril.
Beta blockers such as atenolol and metoprolol can cause fatigue. morsk8z at 8: 20 AM September 13, 2010
Beta blockers such as atenolol and metoprolol can cause fatigue.
These are thiazide diuretics combined with a beta-blocker, such as atenolol or an angiotension converting enzymes inhibitor, such as lisinopril.
One group took the polypill, which contained the three blood pressure drugs atenolol, ramipril and thiazide; the generic cholesterol drug simvastatin and a baby aspirin.
One study looked at two common medications for hypertension (high blood pressure), losartan and atenolol, in the treatment of left-ventricular hypertrophy (LVH).
When I woke up, my legs were flying all around the bed uncontrollably, and I did not sleep but several hours a night for the next five and a half weeks, until my family doctor prescribed, atenolol, and tapazole, for the hyperthyroid.
I used to have chest pain with tachycardia but don't now that I'm on atenolol.
I do not want to take this drug as it is actually pro-arrythmic .. .so against his orders .. i am taking a small dose of atenolol.