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How Fast Does Propranolol Work
I was prescribed Propranolol for motorway anxiety and took 40mg tablet 1 hour before a journey. I felt very 'other worldly' and spaced out and it didn't work for me, should I increase the dosage?
Best to ask provider: Try to get advice from the prescriber. If impossible, you can probably safely double that dose, but don't do more than that w/o medical approval for your specific body and conditions. These drugs are powerful agents and that's why only a select group of licensed authorized professional can prescribe them or modify the specifics. Take your well-being seriously - you deserve to be treated w/ care! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does it take propranolol to work and how long does it last ? Im not on extended release just regular inderal
Don't keep waiting: propranolol carries an indication for panic disorder at doses of 40mg once daily and higher. Dosing is balanced against its blood-pressure lowering effect which can be troublesome in some healthy patients. Effect should not take more than 4 hours from the time of dosing and is not cumulative over weeks or months like other anxiety medications such as SSRI class or SNRI class meds. ...Read more
Yes ie is if taken: Propranolol is a non-selective beta blocker, that is, it blocks the action of Epinephrine and norepinephrine on both ?1- and ?2-adrenergic receptors. Adrenergic receptors. It safe to use under the supersion of spcealist like all other madication have side effects and benifets.Good luck thanks. ...Read more
I take 10-20mg of propranolol monday through friday to prevent panic attacks at work. Should i take on weekends too to keep it daily? What's safer?
Propanolol: Propanolol can help with some of the peripheral symptoms of anxiety, such as rapid heart rate, sweating, tremor, etc -- but you may still experience emotional fear or anxiety in certain situations. For true panic disorder, treatment with ssri's or other antidepressants works much better. If you haven't already done this, please consult with a psychiatrist and get both assessment & treatment. ...Read more
I suffer with social anxiety. Is it safe to combine propranolol (10mg) with Paxil (20mg) for situational anxiety such as work meetings etc?
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