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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Inderal (Overview)

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


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What is inderal (propranolol) for?

What is inderal (propranolol) for?

Propranolol: This has a wide variety of uses, from treating migraine to managing high blood pressure to helping people not shake when they are speaking in public. It's a relative safe medication taken as directed. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Saurborn
196 doctors shared insights

Inderal (Overview)

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


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What is the use of propranolol (inderal)?

What is the use of propranolol (inderal)?

Many uses: Inderal (propranolol) is a so called beta blocher that has many uses it is used for hypertension, tremor, migraine headaches, mild anxiety, excessive sweating, and to reduce the chances of a heart attack . And tachycardia it is contraindicated in respiratory conditions such as asthma and bronchitis. ...Read more

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Is nadolol (corgard) as effective as propranolol (inderal, innopran xl) in treating social anxiety?

Is nadolol (corgard) as effective as propranolol (inderal, innopran xl) in treating social anxiety?

NO: In theory, the answer is no because it doesn't cross the blood brain barrier as readily as propranolol. Nonetheless, it does block the catecholamine (adrenalin) response to stress/anxiety so it will still help and we all respond in our own unique way to every medicine so it may be excellent for some people. ...Read more

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Only noradrenergic antidepressant works for me, does inderal (propranolol) acts negative on noradrenergic effects of antidepressant ?At vasomotor centers.Regards.

Only noradrenergic antidepressant works for me, does inderal (propranolol) acts negative on noradrenergic effects of antidepressant ?At vasomotor centers.Regards.

Venlafaxine: It's not the vasomotor centers that are important in antidepressant response; it's the neuron synapses in the brain. Effexor (venlafaxine) inhibits reuptake of both serotonin and ne. Inderal can suppress some of the physical symptoms of anxiety (rapid heart rate, sweaty palms, tremulousness, etc). Some on chronic (not intermittent or "prn") Inderal have had more depression. Not everyone. You should be okay. ...Read more

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Anxiety. In all honestyis it safe to breakup inderal (propranolol) 60mg la and take 10 grains at a time toget rid of excess adrenaline. it saysdont break up but....

LA form of meds: Probably NOT a good idea - time release meds differ in how they get to be time release. By breaking the tablet you run the risk of getting a large dose immediately - NOT a good thing with beta blockers. Your alternative to taking 1 long acting would be 10 mg of Inderal (propranolol) short acting taken as needed. ...Read more

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Do side effects of inderal (propranolol) persist even after you stop the medication - such as short term memory loss?

Do side effects of inderal (propranolol) persist even after you stop the medication - such as short term memory loss?

Memory loss: Inderal (propranolol) is a beta-blocker with many side effect problems. The symptoms such as memory loss, fatique, depression should improve within a week or two after stopping the drug. If not, see your doctor, as other problems may have occurred. ...Read more

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Bipolar 1w/psychosis, 27 male, 9 yr dx, how long until Latuda (lurasidone) 80 mg side effects to subside? On lithium risperdal klonopin inderal.

Bipolar 1w/psychosis, 27 male, 9 yr dx, how long until Latuda (lurasidone) 80 mg side effects to subside? On lithium risperdal klonopin inderal.

Call your psychiatrist : UR on many medications, that may have potential side effects with each other. So if you're experiencing one week of psychosis with your bipolar condition, your psychiatrist or Dr. needs to be aware of this, so they can help you further. They may need to have you go to the hospital. So they can titrate doses, and wean you off of certain medications , and allowed you to rest safely. ...Read more

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I got prescribed tussinex with codiene liquid for cough is it safe to take a half teaspoon at night with the meds im on klonopin remron and inderal (propranolol)?

I got prescribed tussinex with codiene liquid for cough is it safe to take a half teaspoon at night with the meds im on klonopin remron and inderal (propranolol)?

Use caution: The main symptom to watch out for will be sedation so make sure you see how the combination affects you before doing anything that could be dangerous if drowsy. ...Read more

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On 60 mg of Inderal (propranolol) for migraine. Have daily chest pain that radiates to my left arm, jaw, throat esp. when Inderal (propranolol) wears off. What could this be?

On 60 mg of Inderal (propranolol) for migraine.  Have daily chest pain that radiates to my left arm, jaw, throat   esp. when Inderal (propranolol) wears off. What could this be?

Chest pains: Regardless the cause, could be only muscle pain or Inderal (propranolol). However, pain in your chest with the symptoms you have described is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your PCP or cardiologist is warranted. Take care. ...Read more

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Are there any drug interaction with inderal (propranolol) and diphenhydramine?

Are there any drug interaction with inderal (propranolol) and diphenhydramine?

No: There are no significant interactions between these two drugs. They are safe to take together. ...Read more

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How much propranolol (inderal) should I take for presentation?

Let us see: You could take 20-40 mg under your doctor supervsion. Uaually 2 hours before please condult your doctor. ...Read more