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Medicine For Propranolol Overdose
Common side effects of OD would be slow pulse and low BP. Wheezing and seizures are less common. For OD, the stomach contents should be emptied; BP and pulse supported in the hospital; aminophylline for wheezing. Although an OD of propranolol could cause a seizure, the drug usually raises the seizure threshold. Seizures might be due to drug-drug ...Read more
Low BP and pulse: Common side effects of OD would be slow pulse and low BP. Wheezing and seizures are less common. For OD, the stomach contents should be emptied; BP and pulse supported in the hospital; aminophylline for wheezing. Although an OD of propranolol could cause a seizure, the drug usually raises the seizure threshold. Seizures might be due to drug-drug interaction with other medication(s). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
How can I see the long-term efficacy (and any side effects) of propranolol and related drugs? Are they safe over the long term? How to be sure?
drugs.com, webmd: Propranalol has been available for many years and there is data on long term safety and side effects. Efficacy depend on you and why you were prescribed this medicine. You and your health care provider determine that. ...Read more
Many businesspeople take propranolol before giving big speeches. Is that the best drug for nerve calming purposes if one is giving a big speech?
Yes: It blocked the beta adrenerfic receptorsGet a more detailed answer ›
Hi I take propranolol medicine 40mg in medicine dose 20mg twice a, day at 12 45pm and 9 45pm are these times good?
Probably: Usually medications that are taken twice a day are taken every 12 hours, and your span is 9 and 13; however, if this is controlling your symptoms and this is the best time for you to take your medication, then consistency is more important than a few hours. I wish you good health. ...Read more
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
Flavored water: Depends on what you are flavoring it with. I would not put in too much gin say. ...Read more
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