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Can I take a propanolol after drinking alcohol to stop pal palpertations?

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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: Wouldn't recommend

Alcohol can actually make anxiety worse by causing a rebound effect, and if you are having palpitations with alcohol it may be causing an arrhythmia.
The answer to having a side effect from something YOU DO NOT NEED is not to take another substance, but to stop that which you do not need. Talk to your prescribing physician about your experience with alcohol-until then, I advise stopping alcohol.

In brief: Wouldn't recommend

Alcohol can actually make anxiety worse by causing a rebound effect, and if you are having palpitations with alcohol it may be causing an arrhythmia.
The answer to having a side effect from something YOU DO NOT NEED is not to take another substance, but to stop that which you do not need. Talk to your prescribing physician about your experience with alcohol-until then, I advise stopping alcohol.
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