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Having a visit does not guarantee a medication will be ordered or refilled. It is clinicians’ professional decision. It is prohibited by law to prescribe or refill controlled substances via virtual visits. Your provider may recommend follow-up care, including additional services that may not be included in visit price.

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Atenolol (Generic Tenormin)

What is Atenolol? 

Atenolol is a medication belonging to a class of drugs known as beta-blockers. It operates by blocking certain natural chemicals in your body, such as adrenaline, on the heart and blood vessels. This effect lowers the heart rate, blood pressure, and strain on the heart, enabling better blood flow and reducing the risk of heart-related complications.

What is Atenolol used to treat? 

Atenolol is primarily used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and chest pain (angina). Additionally, after a heart attack, Atenolol is used to improve survival rates. Managing high blood pressure effectively helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems.

What are the common side effects of Atenolol? 

Common side effects of Atenolol include fatigue, dizziness, and cold hands/feet. Other side effects may include depression, shortness of breath, and bradycardia (slow heart rate). In rare instances, Atenolol can prompt severe side effects; if you experience symptoms like blue fingers/toes or trouble breathing, seek immediate medical attention.

Frequently Asked Questions About Atenolol?

What to Avoid While Taking Atenolol?

While taking Atenolol, there are certain things you should avoid such as:

  • Alcohol – Drinking alcohol can increase the effects of atenolol and potentially lead to dizziness or lightheadedness.
  • Certain medications and supplements – Atenolol can interact with certain medications and supplements, which can be dangerous. Some meds and supplements that can interact with Atenolol include other antihypertensive medications, diabetes medications, antidepressants, NSAIDs, and potassium supplements.
  • High potassium diet – Containing potassium may not be recommended for some individuals on atenolol as it might increase potassium levels in the body, which can be dangerous.

The list above is not exhaustive, and you should always ask your doctor or pharmacist for a complete list of things you should avoid and discuss any possible interactions.

What Is the Most Common Side Effect of Atenolol?

Side effects of Atenolol a person might experience depend on individual factors, dosage, duration of therapy, and other concurrent health conditions or medications.

But generally, the most common side effect of Atenolol is fatigue. Other common side effects that may occur with Atenolol use are:

  • Dizziness or lightheadedness
  • Cold hands and feet
  • Nausea

More serious side effects may include:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs

If any of these side effects occur, contact your doctor immediately.

The list of side effects is not exhaustive, and you should always ask your doctor or pharmacist for a complete list of potential side effects. Additionally, if any new symptoms appear, they should be reported to the healthcare provider as soon as possible.

What Is the Typical Dosage for Atenolol?

The exact dosage will depend on your needs and factors such as the condition being treated, the patient’s age, other medical conditions, and other factors.

Typically the dosage prescribed is 25 mg to 100 mg taken once or twice a day.

However, it is important to follow your healthcare provider’s instructions and take the medication exactly as prescribed. It is also important to never change the dose or stop taking Atenolol without consulting your doctor first.

Do You Need a Prescription for Atenolol?

Yes, Atenolol is a medication that requires a prescription from a healthcare provider and cannot be purchased over the counter.

Can You Get an Atenolol Prescription Online?

Yes, you can obtain an atenolol prescription online through DrHouse. Our licensed physicians are able to conduct virtual consultations and prescribe atenolol if deemed appropriate after reviewing your medical history and current condition

For more detailed information about Atenolol, you can refer to the following sources:


The content on this page has been medically reviewed for accuracy and comprehensiveness by Amy Dougherty, FNP-BC, AGAC 

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Frequently asked questions

  • Yes, you can get a new prescription or refill an existing one online through DrHouse. You just need to start a consultation with one of our licensed providers and they will be able to assess your needs and provide you with a prescription if necessary.

    Please note that the final decision always rests with the doctor based on their professional judgment and your health needs.

  • There are certain medications that cannot be prescribed online by DrHouse physicians due to safety reasons. These include controlled substances, such as opioids and other narcotics, as well as drugs with a high potential for abuse or dependence. DrHouse physicians also don’t prescribe Gabapentin, medical marijuana, muscle relaxants, and HRT medications.

  • With DrHouse getting a new prescription or a refill for your current Rx is a straightforward and quick process. All you need to do is follow a few easy steps:

    • Download the DrHouse telehealth app on your mobile device.
    • Create an account by providing basic information and medical history.
    • Start an on-demand virtual video consultation with one of our licensed physicians.
    • Discuss your medical needs and concerns with one of our physicians.
    • A doctor will review your medical history, symptoms, and current medications (if any) to determine if an online prescription is appropriate for you.
    • If a physician approves, they will electronically send a new prescription or refill request to the pharmacy of your choice.
    • Pick up your medication from the pharmacy.

    DrHouse makes it easy for you to get an online prescription from the comfort of your own home. No more waiting in line at the doctor’s office or pharmacy, and no need to take time off work to see a doctor. Our telehealth platform allows you to access quality medical care from anywhere with an internet connection.

    For more information about how our telehealth platform works visit our “How DrHouse Works” page.

  • During your virtual consultation with a DrHouse physician, you will have the opportunity to discuss your medical needs and concerns.

    The consultation will consist of a video call where a physician will assess your medical history and ask you questions about your symptoms and any other relevant information. This is to ensure that a physician has all the necessary information to make an informed decision about your prescription.

    You can also ask any questions or clarify any doubts you may have about your condition or medication. Our physicians are happy to address any concerns you may have.

    Once a physician has assessed your needs, they will determine if and what type of prescription is appropriate for you. If a new prescription or refill is approved, a doctor will send it electronically to your chosen pharmacy.

  • With our on-demand telehealth service, you have the opportunity to see the first available doctor in as little as 10 to 15 minutes. However, the exact consult time will depend on the complexity of your case and the thoroughness required by the healthcare provider to make an informed decision.

  • Absolutely, it is safe to get an online prescription from DrHouse. We are committed to ensuring the highest standards of patient safety and privacy.

    All our providers are highly qualified US-based physicians and often affiliated with major hospitals. They are board-certified and from the top U.S. medical schools with an average of 20 years of experience.

    We strictly adhere to HIPAA regulations, ensuring your personal and medical information is kept secure and confidential. Also, we comply with all applicable state and federal laws related to telehealth and the prescribing of medications.

    Therefore, you can rest assured knowing that your safety and privacy are our top priorities when you use DrHouse’s services.

  • DrHouse strives to provide accessible and affordable telehealth services. DrHouse urgent care, primary care, and specialist visits are $129 or your copay. This includes everything from your initial consultation through to the prescription of your medication.

    The cost of a doctor’s visit may be covered fully by your insurance. A typical copay is around $25. We recommend checking with your insurance provider to understand the extent of your coverage for telehealth services.

    To learn more about how much DrHouse costs, visit our pricing page

  • Yes, DrHouse accepts most major insurances, including Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, and Medicare. The extent of coverage may vary depending on your individual plan.

  • Our physicians are able to prescribe up to a 90-day prescription without labs for any previously prescribed medication if it’s medically appropriate and is not classified as a controlled substance.

    DrHouse physicians also don’t prescribe Gabapentin, medical marijuana, muscle relaxants, and HRT medications.

    DrHouse physicians use their medical judgment to determine whether to prescribe and the duration.

    In certain cases, the prescription may be limited to 30 days or less. There also may be a 12-month cap for some prescriptions without labs. For medications requiring annual monitoring (such as blood work or imaging), the maximum prescription limit is 90 days within a year without labs.

    DrHouse physicians can refer patients to labs for longer prescription periods or refills.