I am taking tablet Atenolol 25 mg at night. Can I switch my dose to the morning?
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Q. Can I switch my blood pressure medications?

Answered by
Dr. Azeem Iyas Basha
and medically reviewed by Dr. K Shobana
This is a premium question & answer published on Sep 01, 2022 and last reviewed on: Aug 01, 2023

Hello doctor,

I am taking tablet Atenolol 25 mg at night before going to bed for high blood pressure and for relief from anxiety. Also, I take on Eltroxin 25 mg and Eltroxin 50 mg on alternate days for the past two years. My cardiologist has recently prescribed Atenolol for my high blood pressure and anxiety. But I want to switch my Atenolol dose to the morning. Can I switch it? Kindly help.

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Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

Thank you for your query. I advise you to regularly check your blood pressure and also update it. Changing your medications to the morning has no interaction with Eltroxin (Levothyroxine) tablet. I hope this has helped you. Thank you.


Hello doctor,

Thank you for your reply. How should I take the Atenolol? Also, can I drink coffee and alcohol? Kindly help.

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Hello,

Welcome back to icliniq.com.

Thank you for your query. I suggest you to switch to the morning dose tomorrow itself as it is safe after the night dose. Drinking caffeine is good but drinking alcohol has the possibility of getting cardiomyopathy, so kindly avoid it. Also, check your blood pressure in the morning and at night the following day when you take Atenolol in the morning and update me. I hope this has helped you. Thank you.


Hello doctor,

Thank you for your reply. So should I take the night's dose, or should I skip it and take it tomorrow? Also, can I drink alcohol once or twice a week? Kindly help.

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Hello,

Welcome back to icliniq.com.

Please continue your night dose of Atenolol and continue taking in the following day also. Kindly check your blood pressure the following day after taking Atenolol in the morning and in the evening. And, kindly update your blood pressure records. I hope this has helped you. Thank you.


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