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    high blood pressure and leg weakness
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    only1bigd1 posted:
    I take atenolol for high blood pressure and I've been noticing leg weakness , anyone else experience this or have any advice?
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    Haylen_WebMD_Staff responded:
    You can check side effects and user reviews of medications here: WebMD Drugs & Medications A - Z

    Are you on any other medications - prescription or over the counter? Muscle weakness is a side effect of some other medications.

    Be sure to check in with your prescribing doctor about side effects -

    Haylen
     
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    derfberger responded:
    were they weak before the meds.

    You should have them

    1 check the carotid arteries
    2 echo cardiogram
    3 blood pressure in the legs
    4 Renin level

    you need to find out if you are getting enough blood to the kidneys and legs. need to rule out blockage of the aorta


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