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What are overdose of inderal (propranolol) effects like?

What are overdose of inderal (propranolol) effects like?

Slow heart rate: slow heart rate and may be mental status may be side effects of propranolol. It is very hard to overdose on Propranolol as doctors in late 60s and early 70s were using extraordinary amounts of the medicine (up to 2000 or 3000 mg) (carefully) to treat Hypertension, apparently without many untoward effects. Times do change and it is extremely unusual to see doses higher than 320 mg! Nowadays. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Inderal (Definition)

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


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When you take inderal (propranolol) 10mg twice a day how many pills taken are an overdose?

Inderal (propranolol): If you take the 10mg twice a day and don't increase it unless your doctor tells you to and how much, it will be fine. ...Read more

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How is an an inderal (propranolol) overdose treated?

HR & BP lOwering: An Inderal (propranolol) overdose would have the effect of lowering BP & hr. Treatment would center on increasing both as needed to hemodynamically stabilize the patient while waiting for the Inderal (propranolol) to wash out of the system. ...Read more

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What interventions are needed for inderal (propranolol) overdose?

Go to ER: Inderal (propranolol) overdose causes low blood pressure and heart rate. Call your doc for minor event like taking 2 pills instead of one. For bigger overdose, have to go to er. There are emergency meds to support BP and hr and other measures they may have to take. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Inderal (propranolol) overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Inderal (propranolol) overdose?

Inderal overdose: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. Overdose may cause slow, rapid or irregular heart rate, difficulty breathing or no breathing, blurred or double vision, lightheadedness, low blood pressure, heart failure, shock, confusion, convulsions, drowsiness, increased sweating or fever. REF: >>>> ...Read more

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What is the treatment for inderal (propranolol) overdose?

What is the treatment for inderal (propranolol) overdose?

Paramedics may not t: Innderal overdose should be treated in the hospital. The paramedics may try to stabilize the patient if BP is low or if heart rate is low by giving fluids and atropine. Monitor with telemetry. Antidote is glucagon. As soon as the patient comes to er administration of activated charcoal is necessary if patient is alert and awake. ...Read more

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How can paramedics treat an inderal (propranolol) overdose?

Certainty?: If the paramedics were certain that a beta blocker was the overdose, they would radio the base station ER Dr with this information and might be ordered to administer glucagon to attempt to reduce its effect, or possibly epinephrine if the pulse and BP were very low. Mostly ABC support, monitoring and transport to ER for more treatment options than in field. ...Read more

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17 yr old 204lbs cousin took 13 10 mg inderal (propranolol) pills did she overdose? If so what are signs? Er?

Call 911: If you know that a person has intentionally harmed themselves please call 911 and report this. Your cousin needs immediate help and must be in a safe place as soon as possible. Your question is not as important as getting your cousin help. This is a hard responsibility to take on but you know this information and must share it with adults who can help her. ...Read more

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How hard is it overdose on my medicine I'm on 1.5 mg of klonopin 80 mg of inderal (propranolol) and 45 mg of remeron at night that's it wife says its a lot?

Medication Question: It would be best for you to contact your prescribing physician. If meds are prescribed by different physicians contact one of them and ask about all three in combination. You would be well served to contact a psychologist to help you deal with your anxiousness. That may help to relieve some of your other symptoms too. According to the cdc 90% of all doctor visits in the us are caused by stress. ...Read more

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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

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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 long term use of inderal (propranolol) ok?

Inderal (propranolol): Inderal (propranolol) has been around for a lot of years and long term safe use has been no problem for most. ...Read more

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Is inderal (propranolol) safe for long term bp?

Is inderal (propranolol) safe for long term bp?

Inderal (propranolol): Inderal (propranolol) has been used for decades for chronic blood pressure therapy with safety and good results. ...Read more

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What are the effects of inderal (propranolol) la?

What are the effects of inderal (propranolol) la?

Many: Effects are decreasing heart rate and blood pressure by decreasing cardiac output. Side effects however include fatigue and tiredness especially in the initial period, as well as erectile dysfunction and peripheral vascular disease i.e. Pain in the arms and legs on occasion. ...Read more

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Can inderal (propranolol) interfere with exercise?

Yes: Inderal (propranolol) is a beta-blocker. It keeps the heart rate slow so that when you are excercizing your heart rate may not go up adequately on the medication. You need to work out the pros and cons of using this type of medication with your doctor who knows your medical history. ...Read more

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What is the equivalent dose of bystolic 5mg to inderal?

What is the equivalent dose of bystolic 5mg to inderal?

Depends on...: Person asks, What is the equivalent dose of Bystolic to inderal? Depends on what one is using the meds for. For BP management one can start with Bystolic as low as 2.5mg to the standard dose of 5mg and up to a maximum of 40mg a Day. Inderal has a wider range from 10mg to average range of 120mg-240mg/ day. But one can go up to 640mg on rare occasions. Standard dose for Inderal is 40mg x2/Day ...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

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Can you eat vegetables while on inderal (propranolol) are there any foods you can't eat. I'm 50 year old female.

Can you eat vegetables while on inderal (propranolol) are there any foods you can't eat. I'm 50 year old female.

No dietary issue: Most foods and vegetables would be just fine, but would avoid recreational drugs and excessive alcohol. Your biggest issue would be drug-drug interactions. Your food should not be a problem. ...Read more

Overdose (Definition)

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