Can you go to work on propranolol?

Propranolol usually starts to work in a few hours. For heart conditions or high blood pressure, propranolol can take up to a week to reach its full effect. You may not feel any different but that does not mean it is not working. It’s important to keep taking your medicine.

Is propranolol high risk?

Propranolol may cause heart failure in some patients. Check with your doctor right away if you are having chest pain or discomfort, dilated neck veins, extreme fatigue, irregular breathing, an irregular heartbeat, swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs, or weight gain.

Is 40 mg propranolol too much?

The typical Propranolol dosage for migraines is 40mg once or twice a day, but this can be increased to as much as 240mg daily if migraines worsen or continue. It’s important that you do not exceed the recommended Propranolol dosage prescribed by your doctor or pharmacist for your condition.

What are the long term side effects of propranolol?

Here are some of the severe and potentially long-term side effects to be aware of when considering or taking propranolol:

  • Hallucinations.
  • Cold hands or feet.
  • Muscle weakness.
  • Muscle cramps.
  • Shortness of breath.
  • Memory loss.
  • Fluid retention.
  • Blood sugar changes.

How do I get off propranolol?

Propranolol withdrawal Stopping Propranolol suddenly without weaning yourself off it may also make your health problem worse. It is best to gradually reduce your Propranolol dosage over the course of around two to four weeks. This will help your body to adjust to the changing levels of Propranolol in your system.

Do you gain weight on propranolol?

Secondly, Propranolol causes your body to retain more fluid than normal, leading to an increase in your body weight. This weight gain isn’t usually noticeable (around a few pounds is average), and it is also far less likely at the dose used for anxiety treatment (the 10mg tablets).

Can I cut propranolol in half?

Do not break, chew, crush, or open them. Propranolol extended-release capsules should be taken at bedtime (10 pm). This medicine may be taken with or without food.