Atenolol vs Metoprolol

Atenolol
(Rx)
Metoprolol
(Rx)
Atenolol is a cardiovascular medication (beta blocker).
Metoprolol is a cardiovascular medication (beta blocker).
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for High Blood Pressure
2.4
Concern level
1.8
Helpfulness
for High Blood Pressure
2.5
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
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July 15, 1988
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
41,076 Discussions
26,462 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#2 for Anxiety
#3 for Tachycardia
#4 for Palpitations
#5 for PVC's
#6 for A Fib
#7 for Migraines
#8 for Chest Pain
#9 for Heart Attack
#10 for Graves
#11 for Shaking
#12 for Angina
#13 for POTS
Atenolol is prescribed for High Blood Pressure, Anxiety, Tachycardia, Palpitations and PVC's and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for A Fib, although it is not approved for this condition.
Condition
Number of posts
#2 for A Fib
#3 for Anxiety
#4 for Tachycardia
#5 for Palpitations
#6 for PVC's
#7 for Arrythmia
#8 for Chest Pain
#9 for Heart Attack
#10 for Migraines
#12 for Angina
#13 for Heart Failure
#14 for Shaking
Metoprolol is prescribed for High Blood Pressure, Tachycardia, Palpitations, PVC's, Arrythmia, Chest Pain and Heart Attack and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that it is taken for A Fib and Anxiety, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Ate
Depression
9
Weight Gain
6
Weight Loss
5
Insomnia
4
Asthma
4
Weakness
4
Cough
4
Nausea
4
Withdrawal Symptoms
4
Hair Loss
2
Met
Shortness of Breath
8
Depression
7
Nausea
6
Weight Gain
5
Insomnia
4
Weakness
4
Weight Loss
3
Cough
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
Hair Loss
3
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Atenolol
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Metoprolol
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Depression
Ate
Met
9
7
Weight Gain
Ate
Met
6
5
Weight Loss
Ate
Met
5
3
Insomnia
Ate
Met
4
4
Asthma
Ate
Met
4
0
Weakness
Ate
Met
4
4
Cough
Ate
Met
4
3
Nausea
Ate
Met
4
6
Withdrawal Symptoms
Ate
Met
4
3
Hair Loss
Ate
Met
2
3
Shortness of Breath
Met
Ate
8
0
Depression
Met
Ate
7
9
Nausea
Met
Ate
6
4
Weight Gain
Met
Ate
5
6
Insomnia
Met
Ate
4
4
Weakness
Met
Ate
4
4
Weight Loss
Met
Ate
3
5
Cough
Met
Ate
3
4
Withdrawal Symptoms
Met
Ate
3
4
Hair Loss
Met
Ate
3
2
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Atenolol and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Metoprolol and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg
Solution: 5 mg/10 mL
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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Avoid orange juice or discuss with your doctor because orange juice may decrease drug absorption.
Should be taking the same way every time either with food or on empty stomach because food may alter drug absorption.
Ingredients
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Atenolol
Metoprolol Tartrate, Metoprolol Succinate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Atenolol and Metoprolol: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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