19 Oct 2011
As Rajive said, this is not a usual side effect of atenolol but I want to add to be sure that you take it with a full glass of water. Many meds, if taken with too little water, can come to rest low in the esophagus and as it begins to dissolve in the lower end of the esophagus cause a burning sensation. Taking with a full glass of water assures that the pill is washed down well into the stomach. Some medications, if not swallowed completely can actually errode the esophagus so it is important to drink plenty of water when taking meds. Many people take their meds with only a swallow of water which may not get the pills down into the stomach all the way and cause burning. Just a thought.
- Atenolol Information for Consumers
- Atenolol Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)< / span>
- Side Effects of Atenolol (detailed)< / span>
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
I am on a fixed income (SS disablilty) Aciphex is the ONLY acid reflux medicine that controls my heartburn I have checked my self in to the hospital ...
1 answer • 17 Jul 2010
I am 25 years old and my doctor put me on atenolol close 4 months ago for high blood pressure.. --- A little over a year ago i was having RAPID ...
3 answers • 24 Dec 2011
1 answer • 2 Nov 2013
... rhythms. It's almost as if my heart belches then resumes back to normal. No chest pain, just a weird pattern with my heart beat.
2 answers • 13 Nov 2013
I have been put on this beta blocker due to heart palpitations. Since taking this medication, I am more anxious, my hands shake, I have a headache, I ...
1 answer • 5 Oct 2014