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A male asked:
23 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Heart: It's a blood pressure medication which works by slowing down the heart rate.
A 25-year-old female asked:
24 years experience Psychiatry
Per Mayo Clinic:: Oral beta blockers include: Acebutolol, Atenolol, Bisoprolol, Metoprolol, Nadolol, Nebivolol &
Propranolol. REF: https://www.mayoclinic.org/ ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
21 years experience Cardiology
Many reasons: Angina, coronary artery disease, high blood pressure, chf, atrial fibrillation and other heart rhythm disorders, palpitations, public speaking anxiety ... Read More
A 74-year-old male asked:
29 years experience Cardiology
See below: It is a nonselective beta blocker with a long half-life that taken one a day.
A 49-year-old member asked:
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Why is it fast: Important to figure out why your heart rate is fast and what kind of rhythm it is.
Beta blockers are indicated for specific rhythm disturbances.
A 55-year-old member asked:
56 years experience Family Medicine
Beta blocker: Yes if given intravenous it will work right away, but if it is taken orally it will start working as soon as it is absorped in the blood stream.
A 24-year-old male asked:
50 years experience Cardiology
Beta blocker: We usually give beta blockers during the waking hours but it isn't "bad" to take beta blockers at nite. Discuss with your Doctor who knows you and you ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
15 years experience Cardiology
Anti-adrenaline: A beta blocker is a medication which prevents adrenaline-like compounds from connecting to the "beta adrenergic receptors" in the body. Beta-1 recepto ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Specializes in Family Medicine
May need to stop it: If you've been taking it for just a short time, you can stop the medicine. If you've been on it for a while, you'll need to taper the dose down .
A 56-year-old member asked:
48 years experience Cardiology
Actually may help: Performance anxiety, or colloquially, stage fright, or fear of public performances, may be mitigated by small doses of beta-blockers. Should only be u ... Read More
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