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Dr. Marilyn Cox
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Propranolol (Overview)

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


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What is propranolol prescribed for?

What is propranolol prescribed for?

Inderal (propranolol): For hypertension, anxiety/panic, angina, arrhythmias, myocardial infarction, essential tremor, prophylaxis of migraine or cluster headaches, tension headache, akathisias from antipsychotic medications, aggresion in brain injuries, glaucoma, post-traumatic stress disorder. ...Read more

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Dr. Marilyn Cox
737 doctors shared insights

Propranolol (Overview)

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


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What exactly is the difference beetwin fluxetine and propranolol? I mean their uses and effects.

Pharmacy School: I am sorry, but your question is so broad that it may take a whole course on pharmacy to answer. It is out of bounds for this simple application. What is the reason specifically you need to ask about? What are your symptoms or medical conditions that are concerning you? ...Read more

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Hi doctors my sister is 15yrs old and she has hypertyroid. Her doctor prescribe ptu (propylthiouracil) 100mg bid and propranolol 40mg daily for 9 months but nathing chan?

Hi doctors my sister is 15yrs old and she has hypertyroid. Her doctor prescribe ptu (propylthiouracil) 100mg bid and propranolol 40mg daily for 9 months but nathing chan?

Need new doctor?: Ptu (propylthiouracil) is not recommended due to potential for liver damage. When given, needs to be 3x/day. Propranolol will not work for the full 24 hours. If there has been no change in 9 mos she needs to have her regimen changed (and maybe her doctor as well). She should be seeing a pediatric endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Why do I get a racing heart and dizzyness after taking propranolol and i never used to, I have been on it ten years 10mg i'm taking, ?

Why do I get a racing heart and dizzyness after taking propranolol and i never used to, I have been on it ten years 10mg i'm taking, ?

Not sure: See your doctor. Propranolol shoukd sliw down your heart rate. Make sure you are actually taking this drug ar do not have a different medical problem which must be addressed. ...Read more