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Beta-blockers - others

Also known as Acebutolol, Atenolol, Carvedilol, Labetalol, Metoprolol, Nebivolol, Oxprenolol, Sotalol

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  • Anxiety causing heart racing

    Hi, would like to know of the safest and best beta blockers for panic attacks that are causing heart racing, I'm already on 10mg of propanolol which helps 70% of the time but they cause nausea and if I take a higher dose will probably get worse nausea, thanks.

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  • Quitting atenolol

    I was diagnosed with postpartum hypertension about four months ago. The doctors put me on nifidipine initially but it wasn’t working great so after a few weeks they added atenolol. I was on 90mg nifidipine and 100mg atenolol as of three months ago. My blood pressure started going down not long after...

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  • Weaning off atenolol

    So this may sound crazy but hear me out. I'm a 32 year old black female with high bp which I take lisinopril/hctz for. Well in January I started feeling anxious so my doctor gave me buspirone. Well I took it starting around May because really I was hesitant about taking it, but it made me loopy/dizzy...

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  • Metoprolol. Tapering off. Side effects. Horrible drug!

    Metoprolol has been the worst medication I've ever been on. After a year of not knowing what was making me sick we found out it's this poison. I have never suffered so much and now after so much I found out it was this medication which I was given for hypertension. I've always ran but high...

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  • Should I stop taking Atenolol before my 24hr ECG is fitted?

    Hi, Several weeks ago I had a sudden onset of severe panic attacks which has led me to be prescribed Sertraline 100mg (Daily) and Atenolol 25mg (When Needed). In order to rule out any heart related causes I'm due to have a 24hr ECG holter monitor fitted in 2 weeks and I'm not sure if being on...

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  • Anyone else on Metoprolol and an antidepressant?

    I've been on 40 mg of Citalopram (generic of Celexa) for five years now, for general anxiety. It's been working great for me, and a life changer. ​Last week, I had a major increase in anxiety (actually the first bad anxiety episode I've experienced in 5 years). I thought the Citalopram...

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  • Beta blockers for fast heart rate?

    Hello there im alex as some of u may know me already.. i was recently put on beta blockers fpr my fast heart rate .. i was put on metoprolol 25 mg 12.5 in the morning and 12.5 at night.. does this actually help? I have an extremely fast heart rate most of the time normal rythm just fast.. dr put me on...

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  • Beta Blocker Questions?

    Hey All,  Hope you are all doing well. So let me give you my little story short and to the point! I always had anxiety the last couple years and have Klonopin as needed. I normally do not take it but always have it around keeps me at bay, I know.. Sounds fun. So about a week ago, I had an appointment...

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  • Slowly coming of propranolol 10mg

    Hello last Thursday I decided to slowly wean off propranolol 10mg. I am currently taking one on one off and it seems to be OK.  My question is this when should i halt it altogether. 

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  • Weaning off propranolol

    Hi all, i have been taking 80 mg slow release prooranolol for approx 2 years to treat dystopia tremor. It works but I naturally have low BP and I'm very lethargic on propranolol. I would like to come off it and try something more natural to manage my tremor. Any advice for weaning off safely, many...

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  • Weight gain and atenolol

    I've been diagnosed with microvascular angina. My blood pressure was sky high and I am being treated with ramipril 5mg, atenolol 50mgs and amlodipine 10mg. I am a fit 56 year old woman. I cycle 50 -70 miles a week and go to the gym twice a week. Since July last year and starting these meds I've...

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  • Weaning off atenolol

    I've only been on Atenolol 25mg for less than a month for heart palpitations I'm trying to get off it.. doctor told me take one every other day and then take one every 2 days... like a week a piece. Experiencing some anxiety and im a little nauseous. Is this normal? I just want my life back before...

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  • Bisoprolol Fumarate

    After a trip to A & E and short stay on cardiac ward, tests showed I had an episode of Coronary spasm. I have been given Bisoprolol Fumarate 2.5 mg for this.   I am on my 2nd day of taking and I have felt a bit spaced out and weird.  I hope it will pass when my system gets used to...

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  • Cardiloc - Side effects?

    Hello, Anyone here is well experienced with the drug Cardicloc? it is based bisoprolol. Will be happy for info on this drug as I received it as treatment for PACs and AT after ablation. Thanks

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  • Feel as if my brain has been damaged.

    I was put on Bisopolol on Boxing day, I only took half the dosage so 1.25mg as they made me feel so bad. One of the syptoms was they made me feel like a drunk Zombie. Middle of March, and I was put on Sotalol instead, I only took this for a couple of weeks as I developed a bad cough so my GP told me...

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  • Ibuprofen when on propranolol

    I was wondering whether I could take a couple of ibuprofen for my knee. The only issue is apparently it reacts with my propranolol medication. Is this the case or do you think it would be fine to do so.  

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  • Terrified of atenolol.

    I was recently diagnosed with PSVT and my doctor prescribed me 25 mg of atenolol 1 x daily. I know this medication is supposed to lower your heart rate & blood pressure. My normal BP is anywhere from 105/59 to 133/80 it just varies & my normal resting HR is about 75 without the medication. I'm...

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  • How long does a 10mg propranolol last and does it effect exercise

    Hello been on propranolol for around 3-4 months. Mainly for anxiety caused by glandular fever virus. Ive been taking one 10 mg tablet per day around 4 -5 pm. It does work and I am grateful. I have  a few questions about this medication though bit late asking about it now I know but just curious...

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  • Worried about taking Sotalol

    Following an angio-gram, I have been taken off Bisoprolol and proscribed Sotalol. Now I had been proscribed 2.5mg of Bisoprolol, but would only take half my proscribed daily dose and even then I had such severe side effects that they told me not to come to work until things are sorted following our work...

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  • Anyone getting palpitations on Bisoprolol?

    Am on 1.25mg Bisoprolol, since Feb this year. Had feeling of doom, anxiety, headaches and very itchy skin. But now I'm finding that l can't lie down at night without bad palpitations...136-140. Last might l was woken by them 3 times. In fact l hardly slept all might. Is this normal for this...

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  • 10MG propranolol withdrawal

    Just joined this group hoping for a clear and concise answer. Ive been on propranolol 10mg once per day since august. However now I want to come off it. When I first started it I stopped it after a few days because the affects were crap. Nothing bad happened however I have been taking since august now...

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  • Anxiety based

    So my anxiety is awful, docs put me on sertraline but I couldn’t cope with side effects I have my driving test coming up so that is making me anxious so now she is trying me on beta blockers just to see me through my driving test then she is going to start me on other medication after and sighn me off...

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  • Breathing on beta blockers

    They put me on metoprolol a week and half ago but it caused me to habe a hard time taking in a deep breath. Now my cardiologist has put me on bisprolol for distolic dysfuction. I still have a hard time taking in deep breaths just not as bad. When will this go away?

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  • I'm begging, please read.

    August 9th of this yr...i went away on vacation with my boyfriend and his family. While walking around i would become lightheaded and sometimes dizzy. As soon as we returned home a wk later I became sick with a head cold, that turned into a sinus infection. And that lasted about a month, till the Dr's...

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  • Least tiredness beta blocker

    Hi , Im having tachycardia bad at the moment, so I need my beta blocker, even if Im tired from another medicine. So you see I get extra tired, really much. Which beta blocker causes least tiredness. Im on Propranolol, and have tried Metropolol before. That worked ok for some time, but then severe side...

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  • Beta Blockers and Indigestion

    I am a 46 year old female who has suffered from chronic migraine my whole life, but it has definitely worsened during perimenopause. I have tried many, many meds out there and have finally tried beta blockers.  I first tried Propranolol 20 mg twice a day.  It worked almost immediately for...

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  • Propranolol low body temp?

    I've noticed over the last week my temp has been as low as 96.9 and as high as 99.4. I'm very sensitive to the cold and have cold feet and hands 24/7 since starting on propranolol

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  • Side effects from Carvedidol

    My goodness where do I start .For several yrs. I've been taking BP meds .Amlodipine and Carvedidoil I thought amlodipine cause my lower back pain. Recently the doctor increased my dose 10 milligrams twice a day I have been in severe lower back pain going to an acupuncturist which hasn't helped...

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  • Weaning off Metoprolol Succinate

    A month ago I cut my metoprolol succinate in half. I now take 50 mg and am ready to go to the next level.. My question is can I half it again or is there a better way?  Changed doctors and now see a nautropathic doctor who does not write prescriptions.  No history of heart disease or other...

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