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Is there any withdrawal symptoms or do you have to wean off propranolol ER 80 mg capsule when you stop it. How you do it since it is capsule.
Yes: Beta-blockers like propanolol need to be weaned off gradually, or your system will be overly stimulation to beta stimulation (your own adrenaline). Consider cutting the dose in half for a week, then a fourth for another week, then every other day for 4-6 days before stopping. You can ask for a smaller capsule strength, or buy empty gelatin capsules and split the dose. ...Read more
Propranolol for pots is causing me to feel depressed and very fatigued and bad withdrawal if i decrease the dose. Will this go away with time?
May or may not: Sometime it goes away with time. But most of the time it stays. If this continues you may wanna go to your doctor and get it switched to other medication with similar pharmacodynamics. ...Read more
How do you treat persistent severe akathisia like symptoms from Lithium toxicity and withdrawal when benzos and propanolol cause breathing issues?
More info is needed: Are you in a hospital setting?how bad of a lithium intoxication? . A low dose lorazepam 0,5mg po q4-6 hours should help. Not sure what breathing problems u refer to, but you'll be monitored .If you are at home and can't take benzos, try a calming, long bath with calming salts, and lavanda oil. Followed by a long walk. ...Read more
Can reducing propranolol too quickly make you feel horrible headaches and generally your whole body feel wobbly?
Can you switch form none selective bb (propranolol ER 80 mg capsule) to selective beta blocker such as bystolic 5 mg or bisobrolol with no wean off?
Usually Yes.: Your dose of Propranolol er 80 mg daily is high so you will need bystolic 10 mg at least to begin with and may even need higher. Switch cane be made without weaning although there will be some initial withdrawal such as palpiatations or rise in pulse rate and BP but should not last longer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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