I have dry mouth and take 50mg of atenolol per day, 72 yrs old am a vegatarian I do eat fish eggs and cheese I work out 6 days a week and my friends tell me your blood pressure went up when you had your stressfull job so maybe you could go off of it the Doc. said no.Night time dry mouth is awfull I take the drug at night because it supposed to make you sleepy what about 25mg? I take care of animals which helps a lot for stress... seem to keep weight on not a lot but eat very healthy what would happen if I took 25mg instead of 50mg?
31 Jul 2012
Hello annerre rita. I read up on your question. In regards to the doses, I cannot comment for I am not a doctor. However, I searched several sources that I use (aside from this site) and found nothing to suggest that Atenolol leaves one with a dry mouth. You could report it to the manufacturer that you believe it to be a side effect, or to the FDA. Best of wishes to you, pledge
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