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Is it ok to take propranolol while on 20mg of citalopram. My gp has put me on it due to high blood pressure and anxiety?

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Dr. Robert Woods
Psychiatry
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In brief: Moderate Interaction

There is a moderate interaction when taking citalopram and propranolol.
The effects of Propranolol may be increased. A lower than normal dose of Propranolol may be indicated. Irregular heart beats, shortness of breath, dizziness, weakness or fainting could occur. One must work closely with their physician when using this combination of medications.

In brief: Moderate Interaction

There is a moderate interaction when taking citalopram and propranolol.
The effects of Propranolol may be increased. A lower than normal dose of Propranolol may be indicated. Irregular heart beats, shortness of breath, dizziness, weakness or fainting could occur. One must work closely with their physician when using this combination of medications.
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