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Among the people who should not take atenolol are those with serious heart failure, certain types of irregular heart rhythms, or certain allergies. Conditions you should let your healthcare provider know about before taking it include asthma, hyperthyroidism, and kidney disease. Additional precautions and warnings with atenolol include potential drug interactions and an increased risk of angina.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Atenolol?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking atenolol (Tenormin®) if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
  • Are pregnant or trying to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding
  • Will be undergoing surgery or anesthesia.
Tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are currently taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, antacids, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
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