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Beta blocker medication

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Per Mayo Clinic:: Oral beta blockers include: Acebutolol, Atenolol, Bisoprolol, Metoprolol, Nadolol, Nebivolol & Propranolol. REF: https://www.mayoclinic.org/... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Serota
Dermatology 14 years experience
Yes: Beta blockers block the beta 1 receptor on the heart. Some are not specific for that and also block the beta 2 receptor in the lungs which can worsen... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Yes: Multiple, Atenolol and Metoprolol for a few.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Not a good idea: Its never a good idea to mix medication with alcohol. Although there is not a direct reaction between alcohol and a beta blocker the efffect of alcoho... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Overholt
Allergy and Immunology 26 years experience
Most: Beta blockers can sometimes make asthma worse and can also worsen nasal congestion, but there are no serious drug-drug interactions with allergy medic... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Atrial tachcardia: Can atrial tachycardia with aberrant conduction in a normal heart lead to sudden death? Is a beta blocker the right medication to prevent/treat it? AN... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Cental alpha agonist: Clonidine acts on the central Alpha receptors and lowers sympathetic tone which lowers heart rate and blood pressure. Clonidine is not a good long ter... Read More
A 83-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Hacking
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Blood pressure: Low blood pressure can be life threatening. Causes include poor heart function, dehydration or too much medication, to name a few. You should be exami... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
Cardiology 36 years experience
Both: You need both an ace inhibitor to prevent remodeling of the heart and a beta blocker to decrease future cardiac event(s).
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Ashley
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 15 years experience
Yes: Beta blockers can help to avoid episodes of tachycardia, but ultimately you may benefit from an interventional approach to eliminate the problem.

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