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My new cardio wants to switch me from nadolol to metoprolol for my increase HR. Do other md prefer one over the other. He said it's the preferred drug?
1/2 life = 20-24hrs: Half-life is time it takes for drug concentration to drop by 50%. For a drug to be considered completely out of your system, we usually wait for 5 half-lives or in the case of nadolol, 5 days, at which time only 3.125% remains behind, if that. 50% after 1st, 25% after 2nd, 12.5% after 3rd, 6.25% after 4th & 3.125% after 5th. ...Read more
No: Being on Nadolol does not cause diseases. ...Read more
Palpitations: Usually when one stops beta blockers suddenly there is often a rise in palpitations and jitteriness. This is because the body is used to the beta blockers suppressing heart rate and when they are stopped suddenly the body goes through a temporary period of symptoms like these through withdrawals. Ask your doctor if symptoms persist over 1-2 wks. ...Read more
Long halflife: The half-life is 24 hours. That means your blood level will still be half of the full dose after 24 hours. It will take about 5 days to be completely gone. ...Read more
I am switching from atebelol to, nadolol............. Fairly safe? And how long does it take for 10mg nadolol to kick in? Was on 12.25 atenelol
Almost same time: Similar effects and duration.Get a more detailed answer ›
Dose and prpose: Depends on cindition and amount.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends: They are both beta blockers, you should be letting your physician/cardiologist prescribe for you. If you don't trust the doctor find one you trust. Your pharmacist reviews medications when your doctor prescribes them. They also have computer programs monitoring for interactions. Don't mix meds yourself that is dangerous to your health. ...Read more
Nadolol/Topamax: Some sedation, depending on dose, otherwise ok. ...Read more
Will I notice anything switching from propranolol 20 mg to Nadolol 20 mg? Any worse side effects?
No: Not much difference. May get more bradycardia. ...Read more
Can you tell me propranolol (versus nadolol, which cannot). what would be the possible applications for this?
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Can nadolol 20mg be cut in half as a 10mg or will it conflict with the med chemistry because its a long acting beta blocker.?
Nadolol: If it has a score/line in the middle it can be cut and not change the chemistry or effects of it. ...Read more
I am on nadalol and last night I took med and then threw up because of food I ate. It seemed nadolol didn't work last night. Could it have not?
NOT SURE WHAT U ASK?: I do not see the connnection is the Nadolol for your cardiovascular problems? What does the vomiting have to do with nadolol.? ...Read more
Today I felt faint with sense of doom/dying. I instinctively knelt to floor and even laid flat. No real CP. Possible v-tach. Took nadolol. MI?
Symptoms: No way to tell from out here but definitely worth seeing your doctor and being evaluated. ...Read more