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Dr. Chad Levitt
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Acebutolol (Overview)

Acebutolol is a beta blocker which is a kind of rhythm control drug (cardiovascular drug).


Dr. Chad Levitt
10 Doctors shared insights

Acebutolol (Overview)

Acebutolol is a beta blocker which is a kind of rhythm control drug (cardiovascular drug).


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Propranolol 20 mg for WPW caused bradycardia & dizziness. Would taking Sectral (acebutolol) have less side effects?

Propranolol 20 mg for WPW caused bradycardia & dizziness. Would taking Sectral (acebutolol) have less side effects?

Maybe: Acebutolol (Sectral) is a beta-blocker with something called "intrinsic sympathomimetic activity", or ISA. This may reduce the adverse effects you describe, but may also diminish the effectiveness of controlling your WPW. An empirical trial under the supervision of you doctor may be considered. Good luck! ...Read more

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Are propranolol and Sectral (acebutolol) both anti-arrhythmic?

Are propranolol and Sectral (acebutolol) both anti-arrhythmic?

Mildly: They're not actually classified as anti-arrhythmic medications, but are often used for benign arrhythmias such as PSVT and PVCs. ...Read more

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Can I drink alcohol occassionally while taking acebutolol?

Can I drink alcohol occassionally while taking acebutolol?

Acebutolol: Carefully is the best answer. Alcohol should be consumed in moderation with any medicine and specially cardiac meds. ...Read more

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Will I be able to drink alcohol while taking acebutolol?

Will I be able to drink alcohol while taking acebutolol?

Acebutolol + alcohol: Use may result in medication interactions. Per Drugs. Com drug interaction checker -"additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate. " ...Read more

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Propranolol 20 mg for WPW caused bradycardia & dizziness. Would taking Sectral (acebutolol) have less side effects?

Maybe: Acebutolol (Sectral) is a beta-blocker with something called "intrinsic sympathomimetic activity", or ISA. This may reduce the adverse effects you describe, but may also diminish the effectiveness of controlling your WPW. An empirical trial under the supervision of you doctor may be considered. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can one of my meds can be causing my nose to bleed norpace (disopyramide) or acebutolol or midodrine or Fludrocortisone or can just be dry air?

Can one of my meds can be causing my nose to bleed norpace (disopyramide) or acebutolol or midodrine or Fludrocortisone or can just be dry air?

Nosebleed: Nosebleed is a relatively rare but possible side effect of Fludrocortisone. This is probably related to its anti-inflammatory effect.
Please do not stop taking any of your medications without first discussing with your doctor!
It is more likely that dry air could be the cause of your nosebleeds. Consider trying a little dab of saline gel in each nostril and also use a humidifier. ...Read more

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I'm on acebutolol 200mg and my blood pressure is 98/77 my doctor put me on this 3x day to keep my heart rate down I feel very tied is that normal?

I'm on acebutolol 200mg and my blood pressure is 98/77 my doctor put me on this 3x day to keep my heart rate down I feel very tied is that normal?

Sounds like: You need to have your beta blocker (acebutalol) dosage adjusted. Your fatigue may be related to the medication. Call the doctor/health care professional who monitors your Blood Pressure> ...Read more

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Severe daily headache+migraine. On Elavil, topamax, (topiramate) acebutolol. Good BP. Clean CT. Good blood panel (+thyroid) No triggers. No rebound Any options?

Severe daily headache+migraine. On Elavil, topamax, (topiramate) acebutolol. Good BP. Clean CT. Good blood panel (+thyroid) No triggers. No rebound Any options?

Soft tissue injury: 26 y male with headaches resistant to dx and Rx. Muscle tension HA's can cause. Check for asymmetry of mass and tone of superior traps. Head usually slightly tilts to side of the weakest and less toned superior trapezius. Concern for remote shoulder injury on weak muscle side wherein chronic pain resides. ...Read more

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Sectral (Definition)

Sectral is a beta blocker which is a kind of rhythm ...Read more


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