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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

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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How much propranolol (inderal) should I take for presentation?

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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Propranolol (inderal) for test anxiety in kids?

Propranolol (inderal) for test  anxiety in kids?

I don't do this.: Some drs treat test anxiety w/ propanolol(inderal). I do not. This med is cognitively suppressive-esp if used episodically-so it can backfire. My experience is that there are better meds& methods. Also, I do not treat this anxiety only during testing. Whatever meds are used should be used routinely; otherwise, it is less effective. Plus, the patient needs to be acclimated well in advance of test. ...Read more

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What's dosage of propranolol (inderal) for stage fright?

What's dosage of propranolol (inderal) for stage fright?

Let us see: Usually between 20 to 40 mg but you have under the supervsion of doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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How much propranolol (inderal) can I take for stage fright?

How much propranolol (inderal) can I take for stage fright?

Inderal (propranolol): Low dose recommended on as needed basis, 10-20 mg. As long as blood pressure ok & your doctor recommends it. ...Read more

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How long after taking propranolol (inderal) is it ok to drink?

0 seconds: You can drink and take Propranolol at the exact same time! (i assume you're referring to alcohol?). ...Read more

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Propranolol (inderal) useful for performance anxiety?

Propranolol (inderal) useful for performance anxiety?

I don't do this.: Some drs use propanolol (inderal). I do not. This med is cognitively suppressive-esp if used episodically-so it can backfire. My experience is that there are better meds& methods. Also, I do not treat the anxiety only during testing or performing. Whatever meds are used should be used routinely; otherwise, it is less effective. Plus, the patient needs to be acclimated well in advance. ...Read more

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Can i take atenolol(tenormin) and propranolol(inderal) in small doses like 25mg Tenormin and 40 inderal? Its for anxiety

Does not make sense: Both of these drugs belong to the same class of agents and have the same effects. Therefore, it does not make sense to take both of them. It would be better to take only one of them in a higher dose. ...Read more

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Is nadolol (corgard) as effective as propranolol (inderal, innopran xl) in treating social anxiety?

Is nadolol (corgard) as effective as propranolol (inderal, innopran xl) in treating social anxiety?

NO: In theory, the answer is no because it doesn't cross the blood brain barrier as readily as propranolol. Nonetheless, it does block the catecholamine (adrenalin) response to stress/anxiety so it will still help and we all respond in our own unique way to every medicine so it may be excellent for some people. ...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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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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Dr. Al Hegab
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Inderal (Definition)

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