Propranolol

About "Propranolol"

Propranolol is a medication of the beta blockers group of drugs. It is used to treat many conditions like high blood pressure, thyrotoxicosis, performance anxiety, essential tremors, capillary angiomas, and atrial fibrillation. It helps reduce the heart's workload, thus helping it beat more regularly.

Related Terms: Anxiety, Depression, Propanolol, Migraine, Amitriptyline., Arrhythmias, Headache

Recently Answered Questions


Will Propranolol alter the drug metabolism of Sertraline?
Query: Hello doctor, I took Zoloft and Inderal and noticed some interaction. I would like that to be explained to me. Is it safe to take both Propranolol oral and Sertraline oral at the same time? Will Propranolol oral increase the level or effect of Sertraline by altering drug metabolism?  Read Full »
Dr. Sadaf Mustafa
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Zoloft (Sertraline) and Inderal (Propranolol) are metabolized through same pathway in the liver. Zoloft reduces the metabolism of Inderal resulting in higher levels of Inderal in the body. What that means for you is that the dose of Inderal should be reduced while you ...  Read Full »
 
Will Propranolol help me lower my blood pressure?
Query: Hello doctor, I had hip pain mostly related to sciatic and hip muscle pain. The doctor gave me Methylprednisolone 1000 mg yesterday. The pain subsided but blood pressure slightly elevated at 135/75 and heartbeat at 110 to 120. Earlier, it was 125/80 and heartbeat at 90 to 95. I feel slight heavines...  Read Full »
Dr. Ritendra Nath Talapatra
Cardiologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are having this tachycardia and hypertension due to the intake of steroid in a high dose. Once when you are off the medicine, your vitals will normalize. There is no need to take any anti-hypertensives. For fast heart rate, I suggest you take tablet Metoprolol...  Read Full »
 
Is it safe to take both Adderall and Propranolol?
Query: Hi doctor, Is it safe to take both Adderall and Propranolol? I have ADHD and I am taking Adderall. I have been asked to speak about my career, but I get paralyzing stage fear every time I speak in front of a crowd. A psychiatrist prescribed me Propranolol, but this does not seem like a safe combin...  Read Full »
Dr. Anshul Varshney
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. The fear and uncomfortable feel of standing and speaking in front of crowd is due to anxiety only, which can be an independent entity or can be associated with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) itself. Propranolol is going to r...  Read Full »
 
What causes mood swings and feeling of depression?
Query: Hello doctor,I would appreciate if you can help me out. I am taking Propranolol 120 mg. I restarted after a short period of stopping it without the doctor's advice which was wrong of me could be just the side effects cause I feel low-high, low-high, basically, my mood keeps changing. What causes moo...  Read Full »
Dr. Prakashkumar P.bhatt
Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Propranolol is given as cardioprotective drug or in high blood pressure. In ischemic heart disease also it can be prescribed. But it is not related to mood swings. You are having mood elevations as well as depression. So, suggestive of some form of psychiatric disord...  Read Full »
 
Am I in any sort of danger if I accidentally overdosed on Propranolol?
Query: Hi doctor, My doctor asked me to take 10 mg of Inderal three times a day. I accidentally took 20 mg this time. Am I in danger?  Read Full »
Dr. Vinod Kumar Atreya
General Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You need not be worried about having taken 20 mg of Inderal (Propranolol). The range of dosages of Inderal is very wide. You are not in danger. Revert back to a cardiologist online for further follow up --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/cardiologist  Read Full »
 
I have migraine with nausea and vomiting. Kindly advise.
Query: Hello doctor, I have had a migraine for seven days. It is so severe that I cannot stand light or noise. I have been unable to sleep. I have been nauseated and vomiting. I cannot handle anything. I am a female. I am 35 years old, 5'4" in and weigh 260 lbs.  Read Full »
Dr. Penchala Prasad Kandikattu
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Medication right now you are using is more than effective. But medication like Tryptons (Sumatriptan) is most effective. Metoprolol, Propranolol, Gabapentin, Pregabalin are more effective medication to prevent recurrence. You have to reduce weight which may useful to...  Read Full »
 
How can I cure my day-to-day anxiety?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 29 years old male. I was suffering from rumination, anxiety, depression, hopelessness and had a panic attack 10 months back due to problems in my career, loneliness and some problems at home all at the same time. I consulted a psychiatrist who diagnosed me with mild depression an...  Read Full »
Dr. Ramchandra Lamba
Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Now your main concern is anxiety. There are few options available such as increasing the dose of Paroxetine CR to 75 mg or adding Propranolol or Buspirone. You can try any of the options. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and take medications with ...  Read Full »
 
I suffer from headaches, insomnia, depression and anxiety. Please help.
Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from headaches for the past 80 days. I smoked four cigarettes every night and two every day early in the morning for 30 days, and then I stopped it with nicotine gum. From the past 160 days, I am suffering from insomnia. Five days after I quit smoking, I started ...  Read Full »
Dr. Ramchandra Lamba
Sexologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and understand your concern. Bupropion can worsen the headache. As of now, you can increase the dose of Amitriptyline, Propranolol, and Flunarizine after consulting your treating doctor. Meanwhile, you can use Naproxen or Sumatriptan fo...  Read Full »
 
Could you advise on my tiredness, weakness and faint feeling following viral infection?
Query: Hi doctor, Three weeks ago, I was admitted to hospital with a viral infection and stayed in the hospital for two nights. During viral infection, I woke up early in the morning shaking uncontrollably and my heart rate was 152, so the ambulance took me to the hospital. I was told that I have a viral...  Read Full »
Dr. Sadaf Mustafa
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Two points are very important here. They are abnormal heart rhythm and tiredness. Which type of abnormal heart rhythm are they trying to treat with Propranolol? It seems like you have supraventricular tachycardia and the type depends upon the EKG and EP study. Did...  Read Full »
 
How can I prevent migraine headache?
Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from migraine from my school time. Just before 2 years a neurologist suggested me Naproxen 500, which I am taking when I am getting an attack. But in the summer I am getting the attack twice a day and this is only the cure. But the headache is killing me. Please someone...  Read Full »
Dr. Lohit Chauhan
General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. While for acute attacks Naproxen + Domperidone is fine, but to prevent the attacks from happening you should take migraine prophylaxis. You could try a beta-blocker (Metoprolol, Propranolol) extended-release tablets or use SSRI's (Amitryptiline, etc.). Also, Triptans...  Read Full »
 
 
 

 

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