My Ivy has been on atenolol since she was 3 months old, and she just turned 4, with no negative impact on her kidney values.
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> Hi Carol
> My cats have been on atenolol for a couple of years with no effects on the
> kidney values and it did stabilise their heart disease. Atenolol slows the
> heart rate and also lowers blood pressure, but high blood pressure isn't
> good for kidneys either.
> It's such a balancing act. I have had kidney problems from diuretics, but
> never from the atenolol. It brought down the cats heart rates and pressure
> to normal, so that shouldn't effect other organs at all. As for clearing
> atenolol, that's a different issue, but so far :crossed paws!:: we haven't had
> any effects from it in long term use.
> Lyn :)
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