ATENOLOL – What you need to know

January 18, 2021

Atenolol is a member of the beta blocker family of medications. The beta blockers relax blood vessels, allowing them to widen enough to accommodate enough blood, lowering strain upon the heart and reducing blood pressure. This can prevent the heart from failing (CHF). It may also help prevent strokes, pain from the heart (angina), and irregular heartbeats (dysrhythmias), and is sometimes given to treat migraine attacks.

Dose of Atenolol

Atenolol is available in tablets and is started at 25 to 50 mg once a day, which may be increased.

Common side effects:

  • Cold hands and feet
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Reduced libido or impotence
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fatigue

Cost of atenolol

The price of Atenolol ranges from about $9 to $36 for a bottle of 90 tablets, strength 25mg, when using a coupon. To find the cheapest pharmacy near you, click here.

How to Get a Prescription for Atenolol

Atenolol is a prescription drug that needs to be prescribed by a licensed prescriber or physician. Did you know? QuickMD can refill your blood pressure medications remotely through telemedicine and prescribe atenolol online.