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3 days ago was prescribed inderal (propranolol) 4 my frequent migraines.Ever since I feel weak,disoriented,queasy.Near constant headaches.Can I quit w/o side effex?

3 days ago was prescribed inderal (propranolol) 4 my frequent migraines.Ever since I feel weak,disoriented,queasy.Near constant headaches.Can I quit w/o side effex?

"Side effects"?: I don't quite get it. It sounds like side effects are what you're having NOW. Side effects are what you want to STOP having. This is not the venue for your question. Call the doc who prescribed the propranolol. You may get used to it OR you may have been started on too high a dose. I always start at no more than 20 mg/day - sometimes 10. ...Read more

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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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What is propranolol used for?

What is propranolol used for?

Lower blood pressure: Propranolol is used to lower blood pressure and heart rate in a variety of heart conditions. It is also used to lower pressure in the portal veins if someone has cirrhosis of the liver. ...Read more

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What is the use of propranolol?

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What is the use of  propranolol?

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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How do I take propranolol pills?

How do I take propranolol pills?

Follow these insruct: Please always take Propranolol tablets exactly as your doctor has told you. If you are not sure, check with your doctor or pharmacist.Ake with water before meals.Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor tells you to stop. Good luck thanks. ...Read more

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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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What do you think about propranolol?

Propranolol: Is a beta-blocker used to treat angina, high bp, heart rhythm problems, migraines, tremors & anxiety. Caution if u have breathing disorder, congestive heart failure, diabetes, liver/kidney/thyroid disease, or depression. ...Read more

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Can you exercise while on propranolol?

Can you exercise while on propranolol?

Propanolol: Yes. If for hyperthyroidism and tachycardia, or cardiac condition would not over exert. and would devise an exercise plan w/ doctor. Many people are on b blockers for a multitude of reasons and exercise. just go gradual, do not over exert and review your plan with your doctor. f/u w/ doc, ...Read more

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It's okay to use expired propranolol right?

Less effective: The older it is, the less potency it has. It won't blow up though. ...Read more

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How long does propranolol take to work well?

How long does propranolol take to work well?

Not long: The onset of effect of 'propranolol' tablets is between 1 -2 hours, and will last for between 6 - 12 hours. Lethargy and fatigue are common sde effect which should wear off within a short period of time but must be mentioned to your doctor. ...Read more