I am a 46 y.o. female. Does Prozac raise blood pressure? Can I take Prozac with blood pressure medications? I take Hydrochorazide, Propanolol and Benazapril. I also like to have a couple glasses of wine during the evening almost everyday. I am a 46 y.o. female who is also taking generic Effexor rapid release. I do not feel like I can accomplish my household chores anymore. I am very overwhelmed with housework. I need something to not make me so afraid to clean up my messy house. I would also like to feel motivated to exercise. I weigh about 150 lbs. and I would like to weigh about 125 lbs. Can you please tell me what I should do?
Can yo please tell me if Prozac will raise the blood pressure?
- 9 Dec 2010 by pooch
- 10 Dec 2010
- prozac, panic disorder, hot flashes, gerd, anxiety and stress, wine
Added 10 Dec 2010:
Thank you for answering my question. Is it safe to take Effexor (generic) along with Propanolol? Is there any anti-depressant that I can take with my bp meds.? I am currently doctor shopping to try to find one that has bedside manners in the area where I reside. I am running out of my Effexor without anymore refills. I know that you have to wean off slowly if you stop taking them. I would like to stay on an anti-dep. for now. I do not know what to do. Any suggestions? Thank you.
Hi, i've researched the interactions between propranolol (which i'm sure you know is a beta-blocker - lowers bp) and prozac, and there are quite a few interactions. Obviously your doctor would have taken this in to consideration though so don't freak out by my findings! I would speak to your doctor though after reading this if it was me;
There have been case reports of patients stabilized on beta-blocker therapy who developed bradycardia, hypotension, and complete heart block following the addition of a SSRI (which is the prozac), subsequently requiring discontinuation of one or both agents and/or institution of a permanent pacemaker. The interaction is also corroborated by data from in vitro and clinical studies involving paroxetine and metoprolol conducted by one group of investigators.
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