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Is it ok to take advi and propanolol?

Is it ok to take advi and propanolol?

Advil (ibuprofen)?: Did you mean advil (Ibuprofen). If so, that medication is fine with propanolol. ...Read more

Dr. Marilyn Cox
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Propranolol (Definition)

Treats high blood pressure, angina (chest pain), irregular heartbeat, migraine headaches, tremors, and lowers the risk of repeated heart attacks. This medicine ...Read more


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Can I take ondasatron and propanolol together?

Can I take ondasatron and propanolol together?

Ondansetron: If you meant ondansetron, so yes you can take it with propranolol, if otherwise please recheck. Good that you asked, always exercise caution with multiple medications, good luck ...Read more

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What are the effects of not consistently taking propanolol?

Inderal (propranolol): If taken for high blood pressure, headaches and fluctuations in blood pressure occur. If taken for anxiety, changes in pulse rate and some apprehension may occur. This is more likely if medication was taken on regular basis. ...Read more

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My body is150/80 and all I have at home is expired propanolol. Can I take it?

My body is150/80 and all I have at home is expired propanolol. Can I take it?

Taking expired: Medications is never a good idea. Take a warm bath and lie down. That will be effective for lowering your blood pressure tonight. Although your BP is elevated it is not critically high. Alert your health care provider in the morning and proceed with evaluation for hypertension management and new prescriptions. ...Read more

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What foods are dangerous when taking propanolol er?

No major interaction: Propranolol is not a medication that has significant interaction with foods. It typically does not require any food restrictions, and usually people do not notice any difference whether it is taken on an empty stomach or with food. ...Read more

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Can you drink on propanolol I take 20 mg twice a day?

Alcohol: Sure but the combo could lower your blood pressure a lot. Your tolerance may be worse if the med is new. I'd take it slowly and never drink in excess. ...Read more

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Is dizzyness a withdrawal sypmtom of propanolol 40mg?

Is dizzyness a withdrawal sypmtom of propanolol 40mg?

Not directly: Symptoms from too quick withdrawal from beta blockers usually are fast heart rate, elevated blood pressure, possible tremulousness and agitation. Dizziness on its own is not characteristic. ...Read more

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How much would one 10 mg propanolol lower pulse and bp?

How much would one 10 mg propanolol lower pulse and bp?

Varies: Each person breaks it down differently and so it is different in each person usually this small dose lowers the pulse by 10 to 15 beats and maybe the BP by 10% Some people do not even respond to 10 mg ...Read more

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Is taking propanolol for anxiety at age 17 not good for me?

Is taking propanolol for anxiety at age 17 not good for me?

Seek psychotherapy: At such a young age, you have a lifetime ahead. Learn some coping skills for dealing with anxiety that don't involve drugs, if possible. Options include cognitive behavior therapy, hypnosis, biofeedback, professional counseling, and stress management training. Psychotropic medication from a physician can also be helpful, but works best combined with one of the aforementioned therapies. ...Read more

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Can I just take propanolol before stressful situations and anxious situations?

Can I just take propanolol before stressful situations and anxious situations?

Short answer, Yes: Propranolol can be used for performance anxiety. Professional athletes, surgeons, & musicians have been known to use propranolol before performances. It is a blood pressure & pulse lowering med. So watch for low BP or a low pulse. Don't try to get your pulse to a target level on this med. It can provoke asthma or fatigue, and hide low blood sugar symptoms. Also good for migraine prevention. ...Read more

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I take propanolol 10 at night I missed it last night so is it ok to take it this morning at 9?

Yes: Yes, should be OK to take missed dose. Taking your medication when you perform another routine (such as brushing your teeth) may help you remember to take your medication. ...Read more

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I'm at a friends house and I take propanolol every night 10 mg is it dangerous that I'm missing a night.

I'm at a friends house and I take propanolol every night 10 mg is it dangerous that I'm missing a night.

Probably not: It depends in part on why you are taking the drug. Although beta blocker withdrawal syndrome can occur, this dose is so small that a major problem is quite unlikely. ...Read more

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Can propanolol cause chest pain?

Can propanolol cause chest pain?

Propranolol, pain: Highly unlikely. In susceptible people beta blockers can exacerbate reactive airway disease which can then secondarily caused chest discomfort. ...Read more

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Hoe can I relieve the nausea I feel from taking propanolol?

Well: First of all why are you on propanolol? Now if you are sure the medication is making you I'll perhaps you should talk to your doctor stop the medication and try something else ...Read more

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Is it ok to take propanolol 10mg while withdrawing from celexa (citalopram) 10mg?

Is it ok to take propanolol 10mg while withdrawing from celexa (citalopram) 10mg?

Okay: It is okay to take propanolol if this has been prescribed for you. It's not likely to help with anything connected to celexa, (citalopram) though. ...Read more

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I take 80mg of propanolol per day to stop palpitations and lower hr, some days it does not work?

Probably: Not he best choice. There are more effective drugs in the same class odf beta blockers and with less side effects. Speak with your doctor. ...Read more

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Just took my 1st 10mg propanolol at 12:50pm for my constant tremors. What should I expect? How long stays in my system?

A few hours: Propranolol is a good choice for tremor, but it lasts only 4 to 6 hours, especially at such a low dose. At this dose you should not expect side effects, but it may also be insufficient to relieve the tremor. If it does help, it can be taken 4 times a day as needed. Or, you can ask for the long-acting form of propranolol, which can last the whole day. ...Read more

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Hi I am taking 10-20mg Propanolol daily for anxiety for approx three months and was wondering if I need to taper off these pills? Many thanks

Hi I am taking 10-20mg Propanolol daily for anxiety for approx three months and was wondering if I need to taper off these pills? Many thanks

Best to taper very: Gradually, say, by one tablet every 2 weeks. However, if your anxiety recurs, then it is recommended you stay on it. Pls confirm with your primary provider. ...Read more

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I understand that propanolol sometimes cause chest pains, but is there any chance of a substitute? Because I can no longer take the chest pains.

I understand that propanolol sometimes cause chest pains, but is there any chance of a substitute? Because I can no longer take the chest pains.

Propranollol: Propranolol, or inderal, (propranolol) is used to slow the heart rate and decrease the force of cardiac compression. It can be used to lower blood pressure and to treat migraines. It should not cause chest pain. It may prevent the uncomfortable palpitations of atrial tachycardias. ...Read more