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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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