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Does alcohol interact with Atenolol?

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Posted on Tue, 10 May 2016
Question: I take atenolol at really small dosage (12,5 mg) per day , can i still drink a bit alcohol?i take atenolol for anxiety and not for any form of heart disease just some sinus tachycardia
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Answered by Dr. Lilit Baghdasaryan (37 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Occasionally with small quantities will not cause any harm

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

You can take small quantities from time to time.
Try to avoid taking alcohol frequently and big quantities. It can cause adverse effects such as tachycardia and hypotension.

Take care
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Lilit Baghdasaryan (23 minutes later)
Nice to hear about you again Dr Lilit , i feel not that good at this time and really questionning myself again about all that heart shit, im start to be really despressed and cannot see the end...sorry to disturb you
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Answered by Dr. Lilit Baghdasaryan (7 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Don't concentrate on your heart issues

Detailed Answer:

Try to concentrate on something different.
Set goals and direct all your energy to achieve your goal.
Try to get happy from small things.
Your heart issues will disappear gradually.

Wishing you good health


Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Does alcohol interact with Atenolol?

Brief Answer: Occasionally with small quantities will not cause any harm Detailed Answer: Hi, You can take small quantities from time to time. Try to avoid taking alcohol frequently and big quantities. It can cause adverse effects such as tachycardia and hypotension. Take care