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A 42-year-old male asked:

is it ok to workout and go jogging i am currently taking propranolol.

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Propranolol: Propranolol is not a contraindication but why are you taking it? If it's for htn, then that's fine (it will hold your heart rate down, but that's ok). If it's for angina, you must be cautious to avoid exertion that precipitates your angina.
Dr. Rama Garimella
Cardiology 33 years experience
Yes , if no angina: With propranolo, yor heart rate does not go up like before with same level of activity. Some people have side effect of tiredness and not able to do as much physical activity as before beta blocker.

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