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Propranolol - Advice please?

Posted 19 Jun 2012 by samyale 10 answers

Hello. I have been prescribed 40mg of propranolol. I mentioned to my Dr about fear of upcoming interviews and daily anxiety about them and hearing from further job applications: I would get anxious just checking my inbox. Do you guys reckon this is the right medicine then? And, is 40mg quite a lot? ...

What are the effects of taking Viagra if you don't have E D?

Posted 16 Feb 2016 by Jdaddy441 1 answer

Im in the lifestyle. I find it difficult to reach an erection when it's time to step up to the plate due to stage fright. I have no problem getting hard otherwise. My question is... If I take Viagra when we play, will it affect my natural ability to get an erection when we aren't playing??

When should I take propranolol?

Posted 6 days ago by Blondie1988 0 answers

I will cry tears of joy if this works. I currently received a (fresh) prescription - I had been taking an older one but didn't really notice any help. I have become quite the homebody. However, in the last few weeks, acting and photography gigs are dropping in my lap. In the past, any ...

Propranolol - The drug did nothing for me?

Posted 28 Sep 2016 by operanon 1 answer

I am an opera student and suffer from terror before I have to sing for my professors. My doctor prescribed me 40mg in the morning and 40mg 2 hours before I perform. I started taking it today and when it came close to my turn to sing, I almost started crying from the terror that I was feeling. The ...

Propranolol - How effective is this med?

Posted 6 Sep 2016 by G1969 2 answers

I have the worst case of anxiety that I know. My lower back hurts, heart paces, sweaty, and really bad shaky voice. I feel like an idiot when being put on the spot and asked to introduce myself or any type of presentation. I have avoided jobs due to group interviews.

Does atenolol work when taken occasionally for anxiety or do you have to take it regularly?

Posted 13 Sep 2016 by saxadrone 0 answers

I want to use it for performance anxiety.

Propranolol - Laila83, I am getting ready to go paramedic practical testing, your thoughts?

Posted 14 Sep 2016 by Hopeful EMT 0 answers

"I have always been fearful of public presentation and had a lot of nervous symptoms but it was manageable and I was on an antidepressant on and off. It wasn't until I got into the medical field that I started shaking in my class when I had to do blood draws in front of the entire class ...

I have 10mg Propranolol tablets and was wondering if I could just take it before Im nervous?

Posted 5 May 2016 by h_10 1 answer

Do i have to take it continuously or can I just take it like an hour before say a presentation where i will get very anxious? will it work that way or will i have to take it for a certain amount of time to help?

How much does propranolol help with public speaking?

Posted 9 Feb 2016 by Delltech59 2 answers

I have given several speeches in my life with no fear until one day I had a panic attack come up and bite me. This took place in an auditorium setting. I have been overcome by anxiety thinking about this. However, I don't have problems in a classroom setting, tv interviews, radio interviews. ...

Years of stage fright, poor public speaking from perf anxiety, pls advise Propranolol v/s Atenolol?

Posted 24 Feb 2016 by ka0522 0 answers

47 y old 190 lb guy w long standing years of stage fright, poor public speaking, nervousness, speech breakdown from severe performance anxiety, pls advise Propranolol v/s Atenolol and doseages side effects and how to wean off between performances etc as i dont want to be on beta blockers for ever ...

Has anyone ever used propranolol for fear reduction?

Posted 13 Mar 2016 by cellogirl 0 answers

I am on propranolol for a lithium induced tremor, and my dad told me that it was also used for fear reduction, so, I'm curious about the results. I also might add that I am trying to get over my fear of spiders and later, escalators

T1DM patient takes propanolol for stage fright, serum glucose 1.5 mmol?

Posted 27 Feb 2016 by MedicStudent08 0 answers

T1DM patient takes propanolol for stage fright, serum glucose 1.5mmol What should be the management? Thanks.

Propranolol + a sleep aid?

Posted 15 Aug 2015 by cottagelife 1 answer

I have pretty intense performance anxiety & thus far in my life, have just dealt with it on my own. Next month, I have to speak in front of a large live audience and cameras. A friend told me about beta blockers & I really want to try them out. My question: I do use a sleep aid (zopiclone) ...

Performance anxiety - speaking in front of over 2000 people?

Posted 23 Sep 2015 by RC101 2 answers

I am an exec at a large company who is extremely social and is comfortable speaking in front of most people/small crowds. However, I am, for the first time, required to speak at an upcoming team member rally in front of over 2,000 people in a showroom/stage setting. I am very nervous about it so I ...

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