I usually take 20mg of propanolol once every few months for anxiety. However, I have several presentations to do this week and will be taking 20mg for 3 days straight. Is this too much where I would have to taper off?
Propranolol is a beta blocker to control certain heart conditions which is also given to help with anxiety. If you were taking for hypertension then it would be important to not just stop taking this medication. Since you are taking for reasons other than hypertension, I don't believe there is a problem. You shouldn't have to taper with such a short duration of use.
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