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high blood pressure,high pulse and swollon feet and hands and cough.

By Anonymous June 23, 2011 - 12:30am
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I have been taking Atenolol for 15 years and now I am taking Talliton,Ekvador,and Lorazepam2 at nights and one anti histamine,
my blood pressure is now o.k but my pulse is over 90 and coug all the night.

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Dear Roza thank you for your comments and your concern about the people who have health problems.
I really appreciate it,
with regards

June 23, 2011 - 8:28am

Hi Anon,

Thank you for your question! Swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs is a serious side effect of Atenolol and you should call your doctor if you are experiencing this. Antihistamines can cause a pounding or irregular heart beat and some meds, such as Lorazepam, can cause dry mouth-- which can be a reason for the coughing.

I'm not familiar with Ekvador, but based on your symptoms of swelling and increased heart rate, you should notify your doctor as soon as possible as these are serious side effects that you should not be experiencing.

Best Wishes,


June 23, 2011 - 7:17am
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