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A 25-year-old female asked:

Started 10mg propranolol and 10mg methimazole. when can i expect to see effects of both medications?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Hyperthyroid: The reason for starting the Propanolol is to control the sympathetic symptoms associated with hyperthyroidism. Those effects should be immediately. The methimazole controls the excess thyroid production. This can take time. A few weeks.
Last updated Jun 25, 2020


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