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A 30-year-old female asked:

I was prescribed inderal 10mg for my anxiety symptoms. i.e, rapid heart rate and tingly nervousness. i only took it for a week, can i stop it right now? i already take celexa 20mg for depression, i felt the inderal was making it worse?

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Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 20 years experience
From what you've described, it sounds like the Inderal has not been helping but making things worse. You are right to be cautious when stopping a medication abruptly. It would be best to consult with the physician that prescribed the medication before making a change.
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 54 years experience
Work closely with your physician, and discuss this decision. Inderal is indeed a drug causing a multitude of adverse effects, and likely can be replaced with other medicines, but again, contact your doctor and do not take independent action at this point.
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Last updated Mar 14, 2021


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