A 18-year-old male asked:
Can taking beta-blockers like metoprolol, bystolic, (nebivolol) and atenolol affect if your trying to make an effort to grow taller at 18? im taking pills.
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Dean Giannoneanswered
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Meds & growth.: It's unusual for someone of your age to be on a beta-blocker. Some medications can affect growth, but at age 18 you may have achieved your maximal height even without the medication.
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Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
Don't: Self medicate, don't take beta blockers without prescription and doctor's supervision, and don't take two beta blockers at the same time, these medicines are no joke
2.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jan 5, 2019
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