I have recentoy been prescribed propanolol for anxiety. I am planning to take up running and haven't exercised regularly for some time. Will there be a problem? I am a reasonably fit and healthy 42 yr old woman.
4 Apr 2010
Beta blockers slow your heart rate, which can prevent the increase in heart rate that typically occurs with exercise.
Good on you for wanting to to start running. Exercise is important especially if you have anxiety issues. However it would be worth checking with your doctor before you start.
- Propranolol Information for Consumers
- Propranolol Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Propranolol (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
I was prescribed Propranolol short term for anxiety but wasnt told it was a beta-blocker and are now concerned that i might be on 80mg daily for the ...
3 answers • 9 Dec 2011
Taking propranolol 40 mg twice a day, Xanax 1 mg twice a day and bupropion HCL 300 mg XL. Diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder, attention ...
4 answers • 24 Jul 2014