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)
- Side Effects of Atenolol (detailed)
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