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Re: Atenolol question

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  • jintzr
    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. Donna
    Message 1 of 7 , Nov 6, 2009
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      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.

      Donna

      --- In feline-heart@yahoogroups.com, elfinmyst@... wrote:
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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 :)
      >
      > _www.myfurkids.co.uk_ (http://www.myfurkids.co.uk/)
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