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Atenolol tablets are a medication that belong to a group called beta-blockers, used to treat high blood pressure and heart problems such as uneven heartbeat and angina. If you buy Atenolol tablets online, or from your local GP, they will slow down your heart rate which makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around the body and therefore lowering blood pressure.
Some people may find that Atenolol tablets can cause slight dizziness, if this is the case take Atenolol tablets before bed. Always complete the full course of treatment you have been prescribed as suddenly stopping the medication can cause your condition to worsen.
High blood pressure rarely has noticeable symptoms, and if left untreated greatly increases the risk of stroke and heart attack. High blood pressure occurs for a variety of reasons including genetic predispositions, weight and old age. Medication such as Atenolol tablets may be prescribed to help reduce high blood pressure and therefore reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke.
If you buy Atenolol tablets they should be taken daily with water, there are a variety of dosages but the standard starting dose is between 50-100mg a day. This may be different depending on your circumstances, it’s important to always follow what your doctor has prescribed. Atenolol tablets will be most effective in combination with a healthy diet and exercise as this will naturally reduce your blood pressure.
Atenolol is sometimes referred to by its brand name Tenormin.
If Atenolol tablets are not effective there are other medications for high blood pressure. Speak to your doctor or pharmacist to find the best solution for you. You can buy Atenolol tablets online from e-Surgery with a quick health questionnaire or alternatively use our free Ask a Pharmacist service to find the right medication for you if you are unsure.
Find out how you can help reduce your high blood pressure at home in our blog!
Whenever you buy Atenolol tablets online, or from your local pharmacy, take one daily with water as your doctor has prescribed. The first pill may make you feel dizzy and some people find taking it before bed is a good way to avoid this. The dizziness should subside, if you find it is not a problem for you, you may take it any time during the day.
Try to take each tablet at the same time each day.
If you forget to take a tablet take it as soon as you remember. If it is nearer to the time you would take your next dose wait and take it then. Do not take two Atenolol tablets at once.
Continue to take Atenolol tablets until your doctor says otherwise, even if you start to feel better. If you feel like the Atenolol tablets are not working or you are experiencing unmanageable side effects speak to your Doctor or pharmacist about changing medication or dosage.
The dosage you are given will depend on your medical condition and response to treatment. It may take 1-2 weeks to get the full benefits of Atenolol tablets.
Around a third of adults in the UK have high blood pressure, although many will not realise it.The only way to find out if your blood pressure is high is to have your blood pressure checked. Adults over 40 are advised to get their blood pressure checked every 5 years.
If your blood pressure is high you are at risk of developing certain diseases and can be a sign of more serious issues like obesity. When you buy Atenolol tablets and commence treatment they can help reduce high blood pressure.
Common causes of high blood pressure include:
High blood pressure is often symptom-less, and you will not necessarily know you have it until you get tested. Although some symptoms can include:
If you experience any of these symptoms, contact your doctor straight away.
As with all medication when you buy Atenolol tablets they have a possibility of side effects. You can read more about symptoms before you buy Atenolol tablets online in the patient information leaflet.
Some common side effects include:
Contact a doctor or go to the hospital if you have any of the following side effects:
These a very rare but worth keeping in mind.
There is no reaction between Atenolol and food, though a healthy diet will help decrease high blood pressure.
It is not recommended to drink whilst taking Atenolol tablets as it can increase certain side effects such as dizziness and light-headedness. If you do drink it is recommended to stay under the national alcohol recommendation.
Atenolol tablets may be affected or effect certain medications. You should inform your doctor or prescriber if you are taking any of the following:
Please read the patient information leaflet for this medication before you buy Atenolol tablets online.
Inform your doctor or prescriber of any of the following conditions as Atenolol tablets may not be the correct choice:
You can always use our free Ask A Pharmacist service to discuss alternative options before you buy Atenolol tablets online.
High blood pressure can lead to heart attacks, stroke and even death. If you buy Atenolol tablets online, or from your local pharmacy, medications such as Atenolol tablets are a great way to reduce high blood pressure. In combination with a healthy diet and exercise (where possible) you can reduce the effects of high blood pressure!
It is also really easy to buy Atenolol tablets online and avoid the GP wait times and trips to the pharmacy. You can buy Atenolol tablets online from a trusted pharmacy and prescriber such as e-Surgery, simply answer a quick 2 minute questionnaire and have your medication delivered to your door!
Yes, there are plenty of other options and if one is ineffective your doctor may prescribe a different medication. Some examples include Ramipril, Perindopril and Amlodipine as well as beta-blockers such Bisoprolol.
Bisoprolol tablets and Atenolol tablets are both a form of medication known as Beta-Blockers which slow down heart rate making it easier for the heart to pump blood around the body. This helps reduce blood pressure. Although they function in a similar way Bisoprolol tablets are a newer medication that better targets the cardiovascular system and is more often prescribed.
If you have been taking Atenolol tablets for a while and they have proved effective your doctor will likely keep you on this medication. For newer patients Bisoproplol is generally the first choice beta-blocker.
There may be a slight price difference between the two medications. Speak to your doctor or prescriber if you are unsure which beta-blocker medication is best for you.
Store Atenolol tablets in a cool, dry place away from children as per instruction of the Atenolol tablet patient information leaflet.
Do not use Atenolol tablets after the expiry date on the box. Whenever you buy Atenolol tablets online please check the expiry date when they arrive in the post.
You can buy Atenolol tablets online from registered prescribers such as e-Surgery.
Whenever you buy Atenolol tablets online or any other medication, make sure you check for the green GPhC and MHRA logo on the bottom of each page of the website you are using.
You can use the GPhC website to check to see if a pharmacy is registered. This will ensure that when you buy Atenolol tablets online they will be genuine.
You can find more information before you buy Atenolol tablets online in the Atenolol tablet patient information leaflet.
You can also use our completely free Ask-a-Pharmacist service to get health advice from a trained professional. We’re here to help!
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Whenever you buy Atenolol tablets online they come in blister packs that are not currently recyclable, so once they have been used can be disposed of in a general waste bin. If the Atenolol tablets are unfinished dispose of medication safely and drop them off at a local pharmacy. Cardboard packaging and paper patient information leaflets are recyclable.
For any more information on disposal of Atenolol tablets you can use our free Ask-a-Pharmacist service.
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