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Side effect of Atol 25mg - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   I have had high BP for more than a year.. 120/200 Doctor prescribed me Atol 25mg My concern: are there any side effects?
Doctor :   I am
Doctor :   I have answers for your questions, I need to ask you few questions before that
Doctor :   What is your age, occupation?
User :   Gender: Male, Age: 35, Occupation:Business man
Doctor :   Did you try on lifestyle modifications before you were put on medication?
Doctor :   Like the exercise, wt loss, low salt diet
User :   Yes,
Doctor :   How much weight did you lose?
Doctor :   What is your current weight?
User :   lost 6kgs... am 5Ft 10" tall and weigh 75kgs
Doctor :   Ok, I have definitely better suggestions for you to control the weight
Doctor :   and thus the Blood pressure
Doctor :   so that the medication dose is reduced with less side effects
Doctor :   coming to your question of side effects
Doctor :   Every medicine has side effects
Doctor :   Atenolol what you take have too
Doctor :   but you are put on low dose
Doctor :   or minimal dose
Doctor :   The common are deranged fats profile, sexual problems
Doctor :   are known
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