Help and Advice about Propanalol

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I'm on 40mg of propanalol twice a day. Been on it well over 4 weeks and take it to stop the side effects of Sertriline (was getting serous panic attacks) One problem I still have is not sleeping which I thought was the Sertraline but after reading what Weeasy says in another post it could be the propanalol, I'm not sure!

I've been on Sertraline about 6 weeks now and it's starting to have good effects so this morning I didn't take the propanalol.... feel a bit light headed but not had any adverse effects, I'm also not planning on taking my second dose later. Anyone know if this is a wise decision or should I reduce slowly?

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    I take this twice a day.. 20 mg in the morning and 20 mg at night. I've had no side effects so far. Been on them a week.. I also take a water pill now due to high bp.. I would try to take one around 4 with food. Don't stop it completely.. My doc said to make sure I eat with it.
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      Thanks, wasn't told to eat food when I take one but that makes sense.

      I believe I'm taking them for different reasons to you and as the side effects from the Sertraline have hopefully gone now I couldn't see any point in taking them. I might just take half a tablet later (20mg) and see if I'm able to sleep better.

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      Hi, I have been on propranolol 40mg 3 x a day for 4 months now for panic attacks and at first I found that sleep was hard and I kept waking throughout the night but easily got back to sleep. I take mine with food, even just a biscuit as it works better I was told. Also if I take it later than 8pm I find it hard to sleep so maybe take one in morn with breakfast then one at teatime. I'm also on sertraline 50mg
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      Hi Vikki thanks for the advice! I've been taking my second tablet after 9pm at night which as you say might be the problem. I'm planning on taking half of one soon (20mg) at tea time then half twice a day for a week and see how it goes.
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    Hiya

    I am on my 6th day of this and I am only to take it once a day with food but I have had trouble sleeping the last 3 nights because the tablets give me such a dry mouth/throat I seem to wake in the night to take water before I can go back to sleep

    I am hoping it stops soon as I can't cope with broken sleep x

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