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Is it ok to workout and go jogging I am currently taking propranolol.

Is it ok to workout and go jogging I am currently taking propranolol.

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. ...Read more

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Propranolol (Definition)

Treats high blood pressure, angina (chest pain), irregular heartbeat, migraine headaches, tremors, and lowers the risk of repeated heart attacks. This medicine ...Read more


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Will the sedation from taking 80mg of propranolol 2x a day go away? Thanks!

Will the sedation from taking 80mg of propranolol 2x a day go away?  Thanks!

Should improve: Sedation side effects should improve somewhat after 4-7 days of treatment, if symptoms persist, there are alternative beta-blockers which are less sedating. Ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Will propranolol use lower melatonin production over time? If I stop using it will melatonin levels go back up?

Will propranolol use lower melatonin production over time? If I stop using it will melatonin levels go back up?

Propranolol may: boost the effect of the melatonin,so you sleep too much . I don't believe propranolol raises or lowers melatonin levels,at least I can't find a reference that says that ...Read more

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What is propranolol used for?

What is propranolol used for?

Lower blood pressure: Propranolol is used to lower blood pressure and heart rate in a variety of heart conditions. It is also used to lower pressure in the portal veins if someone has cirrhosis of the liver. ...Read more

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What is the use of propranolol?

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Inderal (propranolol): For hypertension, anxiety/panic, angina, arrhythmias, myocardial infarction, essential tremor, prophylaxis of migraine or cluster headaches, tension headache, akathisias from antipsychotic medications, aggresion in brain injuries, glaucoma, post-traumatic stress disorder. ...Read more

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How do I take propranolol pills?

How do I take propranolol pills?

Follow these insruct: Please always take Propranolol tablets exactly as your doctor has told you. If you are not sure, check with your doctor or pharmacist.Ake with water before meals.Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor tells you to stop. Good luck thanks. ...Read more

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What is propranolol prescribed for?

What is propranolol prescribed for?

Inderal (propranolol): For hypertension, anxiety/panic, angina, arrhythmias, myocardial infarction, essential tremor, prophylaxis of migraine or cluster headaches, tension headache, akathisias from antipsychotic medications, aggresion in brain injuries, glaucoma, post-traumatic stress disorder. ...Read more

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