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Suggest a substitute for Atenolol drug

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Posted on Sat, 16 Nov 2013 in General Health
Question: I HAVE RUN OUT OF ATENOLOL. IS THERE AN OVER THE COUNTER DRUG
THAT I CAN USE UNTIL I SEE MY DOCTOR ON TEUSDAY.
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Answered by Dr. J Kingson John David 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Propranolol a counter drug of atenolol....

Detailed Answer:
Dear Friend ..
Welcome to Health Care Magic Forum ..

I would like to say that Propranolol is counter drug for atenolol and has similar properties of that of Atenolol and can help you until you consult your doctor. I suppose this is not over the counter. I think since you have 48 hours to go for the visit you should reduce the water intake and salt for these two days and keep the blood pressure tight.

I hope this information is useful
Thanks & Take Care.
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Dr.J.Kingson John David
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