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Side effects of atenolol medication - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   yes my pluse is 98
Doctor :   Hi, XXX
Doctor :   Dr XXXX here
User :   hi
Doctor :   When did you record the above pulse rate ?
User :   i have alot gas pains been lasting for 2 days
User :   eveything i take dose not help
User :   and my pulse is 98
User :   I took half my blood presure med
Doctor :   your pulse iv very minimally out of range
Doctor :   Is*
User :   i took atenolol
Doctor :   Ok, since when do you have high BP
User :   my heart doctor told me if I FEEL i need it take if not dont
User :   i took it hr ago
User :   could my gas pain cause my rate rate to go up
Doctor :   When did you record the above pulse rate ? as soon after atenolol ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Atenelol can cause increase in HR
User :   what should I do
Doctor :   i would consider atenolol as the culprit
User :   ok
Doctor :   do not worry its self limiting once the effect of atenolol goes off HR comes to normal
User :   how about the gas pain
User :   ok
Doctor :   You can go for Antiflatulents like TUMS
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   Is there anything i can help you with ?
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