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Beta Blockers And Alcohol
Finished propanalol (beta blockers) this morning am I ok to drink alcohol for works do 8 hours after stopped taking them ?
Why was it stopped?: That is the first question. Are you sure the doctor did not mean for you to keep taking the medicine? Do you have refills? Second question for you: How much alcohol do you plan to drink? The answer will depend on those two factors but a small amount (1-2 oz of liquor could be used in general (or 1-2 beers or glasses of wine) More alcohol than that is not good independent of the conditions treated. ...Read more
I take certraline and doing nothing for severe phobia as shake when eating at table with anyone so avoid it unless I had alcohol,beta blockers no good?
CBT: Seek a cognitive-behavioral therapist who specializes in phobias. One method they use is systematic desensitization which slowly and incrementally brings the person closer and closer to the thing they are afraid of in slow, graduated steps that help make the anxiety more tolerable. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dull pain right arm 3 weeks Dr said ECG fine. BP 160 over 90. Had ck test. On beta blockers & aspirin. Is this heart or alcohol problem. Smoke 40 day?
Need more testing: Just because your EKG was normal does not necessarily mean you have no cardiac issues. If you smoke heavily and have persistent extremity pain of unknown significance, it would probably be in your best interest to have a stress test performed. This can potentially aid in determining if your pain is of cardiac origin. I don't see how alcohol could play a role in this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should you drink alcohol, if going to have one or two cups, after or before taking beta blocker medication metropolol 25 mg. ?
Not a good idea: Its never a good idea to mix medication with alcohol. Although there is not a direct reaction between alcohol and a beta blocker the efffect of alcohol on blood pressure and pulse rate may make immediate use of either after the other a bad idea.To be safe I would take the beta blocker either in the morning or just before bed so that alcohol can be taken at the "usual" cocktail hour time! Dr Z ...Read more
Just be careful...: Caution is always advised, but it should not be a big concern from have 1-2 drinks/day. Just make sure u don't take the medication with the alcohol--take your nadalol far separately from when you are drinking please don't drink and drive. Life is precious! good luck. ...Read more
Diag. With cirrhosis of liver from alcohol. Been on water pills and beta blocker. Having pain n stomach. Rt shoulder and lower rt back. Is this normal?
Beta-blockers: Beta blockers is a class of drugs that affect beta-adrinergic receptors. There are at least two of those that beta-blockers block, known as beta-1 and beta-2. They are found in different body tissues and blocking beta-1 and beta-2 receptors exercises certain effect on the tissues where those are located. Beta-blockers are frequently used in people with high blood pressure, arrhythmia, heart issues. ...Read more
Beta blockers: Beta blockers block beta receptors. Beta receptors are molecular structures on certain cells which when beta agonists attach to them cause effects like increased heart rate and blood pressure. The beta blockers attach and the beta agonists can't hook up and cause the increase in heart rate and blood pressure ...Read more
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