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Propranolol

Also known as Beta-blocker - Propranolol

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  • Propranolol and hair loss

    After just a couple  Of months with 25 mg per day, I experience a massive hair loss. Even diarrhoea, even if that might be caused by other things. When I started with medication, I read about the side effects including the hair loss. I was hoping it wouldn't affect me. I have a tendency to alopecia,...

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  • Any o e with a child on prip

    Hi All, My 9 year old son had a cardiac arrest just over 3 weeks ago and he was later diagnosed with having Long QT Syndrome. An ICD was fitted and we were advised he would need to take Propanolol for the rest of his life (praying this won't be the case) Last week i noticed a bald patch at the...

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  • Propranolol - from devestating anxiety to calm in 1 day

    Hi, I am a 36 year old professional male and for the past 3 months I've been suffering with anxiety attacks. I thought the anxiety feelings of panic was actually brought on by low blood sugar but my blood tests came back fine and at that point I realised my issues were linked to anxiety. I am usually...

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  • Need advice

    Hello can someone please help me I was in the hospital on sept 28 for chest pain trembling dizziness and fast heart rate with high blood pressure. Nothing like that has ever happened to me before they checked everything and told me I was healthy and there is nothing to worry about. They prescribed me...

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  • Low heart rate with propranolol

    Hi, my doctor prescribed 10mg propranolol twice a day. My heart rate went down to 48. My resting heart rate is between 58 and 65 without propranolol. Has anyone else experienced this?

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  • Propranolol and Flying Anxiety

    Hi, I have a huge fear of flying but this weekend I have to go on a very long flight for work (an 11 hour flight followed by a 4 hour flight). In the past I have tried hypnotherapy which didn't work and diazepam which had literally no effect. I have now been prescribed propranolol along with a sleeping...

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  • Propranolol

    I have been prescribed propranolol to help when giving presentations at work I have had this for a couple of Years and taken on an ad hoc basis when needed. I have changed jobs and have been taking this more regularly as had had an experience of shaking when watched but had noticed that it wasn't...

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  • Propranolol for headaches

    Hey all, Has anyone had success with propranolol for chronic migraine, tension type headaches? I would love to hear your stories. I have just been prescribed this for my ongoing headaches that I have had for the past 4 months. I was prescribed 10mgs twice a day and am suppose to go up to 20mgs twice...

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  • Different make

    Hi , Can anyone tell me if they have had different brands of propranolol, I take mine for anxiety and I dont know if it is just me but the brandI am taking now(relonchem) dont seem to be as effective as my previous ones. I cant remember the brand and I got them from a different chemist. Thank you for...

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  • Anxiety and Propranolol

    I've been prescribed some Propranolol by my doctor, it says to take 1 twice a day but I feel a littl weird taking one twice a day. Is it okay? I know my doctor told me to but It says not to take it if my heart rate is slow, I'm assuming that means if I've been lazing about and it is really...

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  • Hyperthyroidism (Graves')

    I'm new with hyperthyroid (graves). I have been having a lot of symptoms, lost weight, tired, palpitation, nervous, etc. I will be taking Propranolol and Methimazole. I'm little scared of their side effect. I ask you how you take them? Do you take Methimazole in the morning (once a day) and propranolol...

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  • Propranalol for anxiety

    Hi all. I've just been put on these for my Anxiety although I'm depressed also so I'm worried they will make that worse. People's positive experiences? Took my first one this morning 40mg a day, I'm feeling flat and tierd. Positivity please guys as I'm losing hope lately and being...

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  • Propranolol and migraine

    Just to say how well this drug has worked for me, I have been on it for about 6 months now. I spent years resisting taking a preventative migraine drug, maintaining that I only needed to take my Sumatriptan when I had a migraine. But the frequency of the migraines increased, even though I had given...

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  • Propranolol and weight gain

    Hi I have been taking this drug for over 6 months now. 40mg twice a day The cluster headaches that have plagued my life are now down to a bare minimum.....(not totally gone away) and manageable. HOWEVER! I have gained about 1.5 stone in weight, particularly round my middle. This is highly unusual for...

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  • Hell needed please_!!!

    Hi I've been suffering with very bad one sided headache since March so nearly 4 months everyday feeling light headed and fuzzy headed all day everyday. Now I've been on propanalol for 17 days today and I can finally say I'm headache and light headed free 👏😄 yesss.. .........

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  • Propranolol

    I have been percribed 40mg Propranolol as I told the doctor for years I have had a fear of something and now even indirectly confronting it brings on sweating, feeling faint and rapid heartbeat - this can also occur in other siutations i am now a very anxious person. However, when I went to confront...

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  • propranolol and menstrual cycle

    I was on propranolol for over a year. After being on it for 2 mths at a high dose 120mg- I felt like something was changing. I went off the birth control pill- and low & behold- my period stopped! Completely- no slow taper- nothing! I was thrown quickly into a menopausal state and felt crazy!...

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  • New to Propranolol and feeling dreadful

    Hi, I have only been taking Propranolol for a few days now and I am experiencing some of the side affects that others have mentioned i.e. cold hands and sweating (more often than normal), tension headaches but I actually feel worse in myself... Although the panic attacks have been controlled (possibly...

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  • to wean or cold turkey quit Almodipine

    I've been on Amlodipine for 3 months and have had bad side effect my GP didn't want to take me off. Side effects I've had were: swelling, heartburn, heart palpatations (so bad I went to the ER), flushing face, insominia, tingling left arm and leg. Since my GP didn't want to take me off...

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  • Propranolol 40mgs twice a day for General Anxiety disorder

    Hi,  I think the problem with getting your first anxiety prescription is, you then get anxious if it is going to be the right one for you! Oh, how the mind plays games with us worry warts.  I have been an anxious person my whole life, I figured this was just my personality, over the years...

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  • Propranolol

    I've been prescribed propranolol 80 mg for anxiety but I'm too scared to take them has anyone had any bad experience from them

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  • Propranolol for svt and anxious

    Since one month I am taking Propranolol half of 20 mg in the morning, half at lunch and one 20 mg pill at night, my question is sometimes I felt that my heart stops in one second because I can't breath in that second is like very strange and scary,  did someone else felt the same as me? I am...

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  • Waste of time

    I've been put of Propranolol a few times over the years as I suffer with panic attacks and anxiety.... they do abosolutely nothing and none of the side affects I have read about happened to me... I take 3 X 40mg Tablets a day currently, I personally think they are a 'placebo' ...

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  • How should I stop propranolol

    I've been taking propranolol 10ml so since 2 weeks now and I don't like the side effects...few days ago I had to be rushed to A&E as my blood pressure was high and my body so weak and feeling so dizzy... I want to stop them but really don't know how...My GP gave them to me for my palpitations...

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  • Propanolo: different manufacturers

    Hi guys, I've been on propanolo 40mg for a while combined with sertraline. I've recently noticed the box and size and shape of the tablets have changed. Now larger and white instead of the usual pink. i prefer the white I found the more effective. Both are the same mg.. today I took 2 pink...

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  • Told to stop 80mg sr.

    I've been taking propranolol 80mg sr for anxiety for 3years. I've lost a lost a lot of weight recently due to other health reasons. I started to feel very lightheaded for the last month, so i bought a blood pressure machine and my pressure was very low. I spoke to a gp a couple of days ago (not...

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  • I've been on this medicine for 2mos

    I've been on this medicine for 2mos. And it's been 1mos that I'm taking this medicine. 10mg twice a day; with some hyperthyroid medicine coz my t4 was high. I've experienced itchy dizziness but they went away. But last night I've woke up with shortness of my breath; I drink up water...

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  • Propranolol

    Hi i been told that i cant have grapefruit cause im takin propranolol i got a purfume that has some grapefruit in i asked a pharmacist he told me that i shouldnt use it i asked the people who make it it called babe power they say it might have a trace of grapefruit bt it should be ok wot would u do

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  • Propranolol and hyperthyroidism

    Hi I have been diagnosed with an overactive thyroid, for which I am now taking Carbimozole (20mg a day) and Propranolol (40mg twice a day). I have asked my doctor if I may reduce my Propranolol intake as, although it seems to have reduced palpitations (due to the thyroid, not stress), it has also made...

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  • Propranolol

    I have been taking propranolol 40mg one a day for over 4 months now. I recently been diagnosed with gallstones but mt breathing has changed in get breathless going upstairs and when I stand it like i cant breath through my stomach. I know that propranolol can make asthma worse I have a little asthma...

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  • newbie on propranolol

    Hi there Started taking 1 x 40mg per day 4 days ago to help me with recent stress and anxiety. Work is the cause and now I'm away on holiday, which should help! The Dr gave Me them as I have been very shaky and whilst at work they were fantastic and made a difference. Now i don't recall getting...

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  • Social anxiety and panic attacks with shaky hands

    I have been leading a normal life..when i was presenting something infront of my classmates my hands began to shake..i started sweating..shaky voice...i felt like iam going to fall..i felt so embarrassed..i consulted a psychiatrist he suggested 20mg propranolol 2hrs before presentation and 0.25mg clonazepam...

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  • Propranolol - For anxiety - Wean off?

    Hi - i have a question - i'm currently taking 40mg propranolol 3 times a day for anxiety and it has helped - but i think it is causing me insomnia (although it could be the citalopram)  Anyway - my question is - what is the best way to taper off the Beta blocker please? I am going to try 40mg...

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