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Propranolol er

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Dr. John Szawaluk
Cardiology 31 years experience
Duration: Propranolol is a short acting preparation and is taken twice daily while the er for is extended release (long acting) and is taken once daily.

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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
Pharmacology 44 years experience
Propranolol: The drugs are actually the same. The er version is a slow release version of Propranolol which slowly releases Propranolol into the circulation. The... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Call prescribing: physician: you did not specify if your BP of 55-60 was your top or bottom number. Do you have symptoms of dizziness, weakness or fainting?? Call your ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Propranolol: Regular release Inderal (propranolol) is mostly potent for anxiety, but i would recommend following through with your cardiologist's recommendation if... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
Cardiology 33 years experience
Depends: everyone responds differently to medications. The bystolic (nebivolol) is a b1 selective drug . This limits side effects. The propranolol is a non s... Read More
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Dr. Rinesh Chetty
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Blunts Stress resp: The medication dos not allow your heart rate and blood pressure to increase, hence not allowing your body to adapt to the stress of the high intensity... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Ellis
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Weaning beta blocker: working with the doctor who prescribed the propranolol is important. It is very important not to abruptly stop the medication but rather to wean it ov... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lauren Standig
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Both meds control BP: All medication doses must be individualized to the needs of the patient. Although these medications have similar mechanism of action, at comparable do... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Chapman
Cardiology 41 years experience
Yes: Beta-blockers like propanolol need to be weaned off gradually, or your system will be overly stimulation to beta stimulation (your own adrenaline). C... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Thaik
Cardiology 31 years experience
No: Not generally use for blood pressure. Mostly use to treat palpitation or stage fright or anxiety.

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