I have been prescribed Adderall 10 mg two tablets daily for ADHD and 10 mg Propranolol as needed for anxiety. Adderall is helping my ADHD. However, I have experienced increased anxiety and all the physical symptoms that come along with it, including chest tightness since taking the Adderall. I do not have chest pain or increased heart rate. Is it safe to assume the Propranolol while taking Adderall?
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How long are you taking Adderall? It is known that some people experience increased anxiety when taking Adderall ( Dextroamphetamine, Amphetamine). If the excessive stress continues to be problematic and has not settled in few weeks, discuss with your psychiatrist about possibly reducing the dose of Adderall or looking at alternative medication for managing ADHD (attention-deficit hyperactive disorder). Meanwhile, Propranolol can be used as needed to manage anxiety provided there are no contraindications like asthma. I hope this helps.
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