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Who can prescribe propranolol?

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Drug Class: Beta Blockers Non-Cardiac Selective

Availability: Prescription Required

Pregnancy: Do not use. This medication may be harmful to an unborn child.

May Treat: · · · · and more

Brand Names: · · · · and more

Drug Class: Beta Blockers Non-Cardiac Selective

Availability: Prescription Required

Pregnancy: Do not use. This medication may be harmful to an unborn child.

Lactation: Consult a doctor before using

Driving: May cause drowsiness or dizziness. Use caution

PrecautionsPrecautions

  • For capsule, extended release 24hr products : Swallow whole. Do not break/chew/crush/dissolve. Best to take at the same time each day. May make you drowsy or dizzy. Drive with caution. MD may need to reduce the dose before you stop it. Do not smoke. May mask signs of low blood sugar in diabetics. Tell doctor/surgeon on drug prior to any surgery. Check pulse and blood pressure. Share with MD.
  • For solution, oral products : Important to read patient package insert& med guide. Do not shake. Measure dose using a dosing spoon/cup/syringe. Take doses regularly, even when feeling well. May make you dizzy. Use caution when driving. Take with meals and snacks as directed. May cause dizziness. Tell doctor your complete medical history. Know signs of low blood sugar. Review all drugs you are taking with your doctor. Call doctor if you are not getting better.

What are side effects of Propranolol?Any warnings while using Propranolol?Does Propranolol interact with any drugs?How to use Propranolol?What if you missed a dose of Propranolol?What if you overdose on Propranolol?

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  • People also askCan you take propranolol if you have high blood pressure?Can you take propranolol if you have high blood pressure?Propranolol belongs to a group of medicines called beta blockers. It’s used to treat heart problems, help with anxiety and prevent migraines. If you have a heart problem, you can take propranolol to: treat high blood pressure.

    Precautions

    • For capsule, extended release 24hr products : Swallow whole. Do not break/chew/crush/dissolve. Best to take at the same time each day. May make you drowsy or dizzy. Drive with caution. MD may need to reduce the dose before you stop it. Do not smoke. May mask signs of low blood sugar in diabetics. Tell doctor/surgeon on drug prior to any surgery. Check pulse and blood pressure. Share with MD.
    • For solution, oral products : Important to read patient package insert& med guide. Do not shake. Measure dose using a dosing spoon/cup/syringe. Take doses regularly, even when feeling well. May make you dizzy. Use caution when driving. Take with meals and snacks as directed. May cause dizziness. Tell doctor your complete medical history. Know signs of low blood sugar. Review all drugs you are taking with your doctor. Call doctor if you are not getting better.

    What are side effects of Propranolol?Any warnings while using Propranolol?Does Propranolol interact with any drugs?How to use Propranolol?What if you missed a dose of Propranolol?What if you overdose on Propranolol?

    For informational purposes only. Consult a medical professional for advice.

    Reviewed by a panel of doctors. Source: First Databank

    Was this helpful?Can you take propranolol if you have high blood pressure? Propranolol belongs to a group of medicines called beta blockers. It’s used to treat heart problems, help with anxiety and prevent migraines. If you have a heart problem, you can take propranolol to: treat high blood pressure.

    Do you need to take propranolol for the rest of Your Life? You may need to use blood pressure medicine for the rest of your life. Propranolol is only part of a complete program of treatment for hypertension that may also include diet, exercise, and weight control. Follow your diet, medication, and exercise routines very closely if you are being treated for hypertension.

    Is it safe for a 12 year old to take propranolol? Propranolol can be taken by adults and children. But it is not officially approved for treating high blood pressure in children under 12 years old. It isn’t suitable for everyone. To make sure it is safe for you, tell your doctor before starting propranolol if you have:

    Who is not safe to take propranolol for migraines? Those with the following preexisting conditions shouldn’t take propranolol for migraines: 1 Asthma, bronchospasm, or other problems related to breathing 2 Cardiogenic shock 3 Slower than normal heart rate 4 Raynaud’s syndrome or other peripheral artery diseases 5 Diabetes 6 Abnormal blood pressure levels More

    Does propranolol lower heart rate?

    Does propranolol lower heart rate? Propranolol slows down a person’s heart rate and makes it easier for the heart to beat. This action gives propranolol its antihypertensive (blood pressure lowering) effects.

    What are the side effects of propranolol? The more common side effects of propranolol can include: slower heart rate. diarrhea. dry eyes. hair loss. nausea. weakness or tiredness.

    How long does a 20mg propranolol stay in your system? The half life of Propranolol is about 10 hours. This is the time it takes for the drug levels in your plasma to reduce by half. For a drug to be totally eliminated from your system it takes around 5.5 times the half life. As an estimate then, after taking a dose of Propranolol it should be out of your system after 55 hours ( just over 2 days).

    Does propranolol increase blood surgar? Propranolol hydrochloride can affect blood glucose levels, causing either low or high blood sugar. Patients who have hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid) experience decreased calcium levels while taking propranolol. Therefore, patients with diabetes or hyperthyroidism should be monitored closely by a physician.