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taking betablockers for one day can i stop

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
36 years experience Family Medicine
Best 5mg: Probably best to reduce and then stop but the dose that your taking is probably safe to stop since plain Propranolol (not extended release) is only ef ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Imad Khreim
38 years experience Psychiatry
Several B Blockers: Beta blockers are many, but Propranolol is the most commonly used in anxiety, it suppresses some of the physical symptoms of anxiety, and in people w ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
What type of CCB: Kimberlie, calcium channel blockers (CCB) come in 2 basic "flavors". The dihydropyridine mostly effect blood vessels to lower blood pressure. The no ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience Cardiology
Possible: If you only went on the betablocker to treat cardiac effects of thyrotoxicity, then you may be able to go off it. If you need a beta blocker for unde ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maria Guerra
6 years experience Pharmacology
Do not discontinue: Hi Paula659, Please do not discontinue your bisoprolol without speaking to your health care provider. This could lead to serious heart problems. Disc ... Read More
A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Spelling: Are you spelling this correctly? I have never heard of it.
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Dr. William Simon
31 years experience Integrative Medicine
Interaction: Should not be an interaction with multivitamin but there is a problem with naproxen as this can cause an increase in blood pressure.
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Taylor
38 years experience Pulmonology
Best to taper very: gradually, say, by one tablet every 2 weeks. However, if your anxiety recurs, then it is recommended you stay on it. Pls confirm with your primary p ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Foster
43 years experience Psychiatry
Slow taper: Talk to prescribing doctor for guidance on stopping Klonopin (clonazepam). Best to taper slowly as directed by your doctor. Take care.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Metronidazole: With a half-life of 8 hours, a period of 40-48 hrs will be adequate to reduce the serum levels to those that will not be likely to interact symptomati ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Unrelated: Hi. Taking omega-3 oils is unrelated to relieving stress, whether pregnant or not. I can think of no valid reason for a 22 year old woman to take omeg ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
No: While it may take you a while to get to used to falling to sleep without the diphenhydramine, you will have no withdrawal symptoms if you abruptly sto ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
48 years experience Pathology
Primolut + dicynone : Primolut is a hormonal drug and should be gradually tapered down. Dicynone controls bleeding if it occurs. There is no known drug interaction between ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Fast: Why the fast? Have this discussion with your doc, it may be a bad idea to stop your meds.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Margaret Gourlay
22 years experience Family Medicine
Zoloft and Buspar (buspirone): No. To protect patients' safety, a doctor always has to decide when prescribed medications are started or stopped, and whether the dosage should be c ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Statin: Statin drugs need to be taken daily, they won't do the job if taken intermittently.
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Dear Pika,: Why aren't you having this discussion with your prescribing physician? Us doctors on healthtap are providing medical information but we aren't author ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Taper: Safer to taper per your doctor. It may cause changes in your blood pressure if the dose is changed too quickly. Be monitored. All the best.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes.: For most forms of arthritis, you should get immediate, albeit transient pain relief. Take it only in the morning.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Wolf
38 years experience Psychiatry
Klonopin (clonazepam) d/c: You do not say if you are prescribed Klonopin (clonazepam) for seizure disorder, panic disorder, anxiety, periodic leg movement, or neuralgia. That b ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Wellbutrin (bupropion): Although wellbutrin (bupropion) xl 150mg can be stopped without a taper, please don't make changes to your medication regimen without first discussing ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Caroline Cribari
22 years experience Psychiatry
seizure risk: Although 2 weeks is not a very long time to be on valium, if you used 70mg/ day for mostt of that time, you might be increasing the risk of having a s ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Beta blockers: If you stop taking it the risk for svt is greater. Consider ablation with a cardiologist/electrophysiologist.
A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Indefinitely!: I am happy for you, although a cochrane institute analysis concludes no benefit. But if your knees are better, then i can assure you there is no know ... Read More

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