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can i stop betablockers is cardiologist says so

A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Heldman
32 years experience Cardiology
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Well : Yes a beta blocker particularly high doses can overdose can cause heart block slow heartbeat very rarely death. This is very rare in normal doses.Cons ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
I did not believe Dr: IMHO it is usually bad judgement to ignore a Dr's advice when you have a severe problem just because you are worried about the medication. Many do ver ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Beta-blocker.: There are several different beta-blockers available, and while there may be subtle differences in their effects many can be used for similar indicatio ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Afib: There are various antiarrythmics for the treatment of afib and dysopramide is one of them and these medications may be used to prevent, stop or lower ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends upon: how much you are using. It always better to come off gradually. Your "common sense" should be your guide. Hope this helps! Dr Z
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
More info needed: To answer your question , we need to know why the Propranolol was prescribed.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christian Perzanowski
23 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
IST: Ist typically isn't associated with cardiomyopathy - however this is a remote possibility with some patients . With some patients, multiple agents a ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Because beta blocker: are good for people. In addition they are useful for migraine treatment. They also may be beneficial for suppressing arrhythmias including atrial fibr ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Parvez
13 years experience Internal Medicine
No: The drug you are on comes in 'beta blocker". These clasd of drug should never be stoped abruptly. My advice is to get second advice from other physici ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it can be danger: At age of 23 this rhythm problem could be dangerous and have to have an underlying cause.There may be irritability of the myocardium to cause pvcs and ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Propranolol: most asthmatics can take low dose beta blockers. When you are concerned about what your Dr. Prescribes, discuss it with the Dr., the Dr. Won't bite. M ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Good question!: Thank you for being alert and asking this question! You should NOT take these 2 drugs together because of the risk of QT prolongation which can lead t ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
You worry too much: Hi. In general I would say putting any smoke in your lungs is not good for your lungs. However, weed is, I believe, a lot safer than tobacco, which de ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
CAUTION!: You are on multiple medications and are being treated for orthostatic hypotension. Taking an extra dose of beta blocker can be dangerous as it interac ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
18 years experience Child Psychiatry
No: generally no. your maximum heart rate may be slower but being on propranolol should not pose a serious risk. certainly worth discussing with the MD th ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Fete
Dr. Eric Fete answered
21 years experience Emergency Medicine
Ask: not sure as those two conditions are the most common reasons for prescribing Digoxin. There are many better and newer medicines for whatever conditio ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Only: A doctor who knows you and your history on person can tell you if you can start or stop medicines; online recommendations likely won't be helpful.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Dose: It's all a matter of dose. I personally find Nadolol works best. The dose is titrated according to your blood pressure. If you can't tolerate it, an e ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
47 years experience Cardiology
Take it: Hr in 40s is common in patients with beta blockers. You should take it if the doctor ordered. You should not take your pulse unless you become dizzy o ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Rx for hi BP, etc: This medication is used for a variety of heart problems as well as High BP. The fast heartbeat is related to heart rate, pulse - not exactly the same ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Yes but . . .: To allay your anxiety, you should ask this question of your cardiologist who made diagnosis. With that said, check out american heart association's st ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bishnu Subedi
14 years experience Internal Medicine
?Adrenal deficiency: Your doctor will know this answer. If you are worried about checking adrenal insufficiency, tests like random cortisol, AM cortisol or 24 hour cortis ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Stress: If a cardiologist has found no evidence of cardiovascular problems and your symptoms are related to anxiety and stress,avoid alcohol and caffeine and ... Read More
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