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how long does propranolol take to lower blood pressure

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
3-4 days: For maximal effect.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
depends: If you have the short acting type and take it on an empty stomach, you should see an effect within an hour. If you're using the extended release prepa ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
The short: acting is required to be taking more than once a day because of its elimination time. The long acting is released slowly hence last longer in your blo ... Read More
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A 80-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Heldman
32 years experience Cardiology
Need more info: It sounds like you are in the process of being evaluated for a potentially complex problem. Would need more information to make any useful suggestions ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Not too high: Normal systolic (first number) pressure is 90-140 and normal diastolic is below 80-90. so 130/63 is totally normal. Other measures to maintain an adeq ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
15 years experience Cardiology
Treat your symptoms: If you feel well, then you need no remedy. Oftentimes patients can tolerate low blood pressures without risk of passing out or causing stroke or heart ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Likely: Some drop in blood pressure is expected from medications such as propranolol. The medication might not be the right one for you if your blood pressure ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Good drug, wrong dos: Propanolol is a good drug for BP and angina but it sounds like you may not have the best dose. Adding a diuretic like hydrochlorothiazide can help low ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Low BP TAKE BB?: 20 F of unknown FHx med Hx or medicine Hx notes I have lowish BP asks can I take propranolol. ANS depends on what propranolol is given for. Ask your t ... Read More

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