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    merichalan Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
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    Jan 27, 2017, 11:20 PM
    I took an extra 25mg of atenolol tonight. I normally just take 25mg. Will it be all right?
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    tickle Posts: 23,800, Reputation: 2674

    Jan 28, 2017, 05:55 AM
    Atenolol is a beta blocker used to treat high blood pressure, and cardiovascular disease. Why did you take an extra dose ? You should never increase your dose of medication without your doctor's advise. I don't know what time you actually posted, or where you are, is what I mean. We are not doctors here. Please call your doctor and advise him of this.
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    Jan 28, 2017, 07:15 PM
    ATENOLOL-Usual Adult Dose for Hypertension

    Initial dose: 50 mg orally once a day
    Maintenance dose: 50 to 100 mg orally once a day
    Maximum dose: 100 mg per day

    You are probably OK but be very careful with dosage. This will/may lower your blood pressure to the point you may become dizzy. Check with your doctor .

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