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Thyrotoxicosis 1 reviews 3 medications
   
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Mitral Valve Prolapse 1 reviews 12 medications
   
9.0
Performance Anxiety 9 reviews 1 medications
   
8.4
Benign Essential Tremor 10 reviews 3 medications
   
8.1
Migraine Prevention 27 reviews 30 medications
   
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Arrhythmia 2 reviews 43 medications
   
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Ventricular Tachycardia 2 reviews 33 medications
   
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Summary of Inderal reviews 58 reviews 7.7

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For Performance Anxiety "Awesome for controlling anxiety in the mind and letting you think clearly but I still feel the anxiety in my nerves but better alternative than benzodiazepines. Another con is it interrupts with exercise you can't sweat or get your heart rate up so if your going to exercise time the pill intake hours before."

   
7.0

Theoden21 (taken for 6 months to 1 year) August 24, 2016

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For Migraine Prevention "I put on 40kg over the course of 12 years of this medication but I don't have migraines. The generic ones don't work at all except Derralin (can no longer get inderral in Australia) I would recommend anyone with life altering migraines to try it for 3 months. It just might be the cure you are waiting for."

   
10

woolyhead August 7, 2016

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For Migraine Prevention "I'm a 61 year old man, I took Inderal LA 60mg for a year. For about 8 months it worked well, migraines would start and then go away after 5 to minutes. It caused me to gain 15 pounds even with dieting and exercise, it also causes ED but I was able to fix that with 5mg Cialis. In the last 2 months It has stopped preventing the migraines and causes problems with fatigue and at times shortness of breath, and the Cialis is no longer working (a big problem as far as I am concerned and my girlfriend too). It never stopped migraines caused by food triggers of which I have many."

   
3.0

mrhotel_ca (taken for 6 months to 1 year) June 20, 2016

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For Migraine Prevention "I had migraine from age of 10 to age 26 when my doctor prescribed inderal 10 mg morn and eveng. No migraines since . Now I am 72 whenever I feel there is a trigger I swallow inderal and as well. works gr8 for migraine. it has terrible side effects too.i started getting nightmares after the first month of starting inderal.to this day the night mares continue.i feel sleepy the whole day and gained weight which went out of control. i can tolerate the side effects but happy no more migraine."

   
6.0

mona anol March 29, 2016

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For Migraine Prevention "I took this med once a day for 1 year. Before being prescribed this med was having migraines 25 out of 30/31 days per month. Birth control pills made the migraines worse. Could not tolerate prescription pain medication, severe vomiting. Lights and sound were not to be tolerated. Emergency Room Shots then available would not stop the migraine, still had to go to bed. Blood pressure would soar during an attack. Had to have suppositories for the vomiting. Could not keep pills down. I don't remember about weight gain; however I discontinued this medication because I developed numbness all over my body. Arms, legs, stomach, hips, private places. I worked a physical job and had many contact bruises where I didn't notice pain on item contact."

   
10

CC Carol Ann October 23, 2015

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For Migraine Prevention "I can't begin to describe to you the kinds of nightmares that this medication gave me. Believe me. You don't want to know about them. It DID, however, prevent a migraine that would have most certainly occurred. (It rained one day and weather changes are my biggest trigger.) Yes, this medicine worked for me in the sense that it prevented a migraine. BUT!!! I would rather treat an existing migraine than have these TERRIFYING dreams every night."

   
3.0

copyrightamanda (taken for less than 1 month) September 27, 2015

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For Benign Essential Tremor "I started experiencing severe tremors as a side effect of other meds. At first I could not brush my teeth, then I had problems typing, next I could not feed myself or even hold a cup of coffee, finally I had bouts of tremors so bad that I could not even walk. I finally ended up seeing a neurologist who once he saw the problem and the severity he immediately prescribed Inderal. Within a week virtually all of my tremors had stopped and I was immensely relieved. I experienced no side effects at all. I have been on them for 7 years now and I only slightly shake if get really tired or drink too much coffee. All in all - I would highly recommend this medication for anyone with severe tremors."

   
10

Amgdala (taken for 5 to 10 years) June 20, 2015

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For Migraine Prevention "Have been taking for over 20 years, works good for getting less migraines and even better, helps my tremors. However, when I switched to try the generic, it did neither. Now my insurance wants to make me pay a fee for not being able to use the generic. A fee that equals the list price of the medicine without insurance. I can not afford to go from 100.00 copay for a 3 month supply to 1300.00 for the same amount."

   
10

Jillzplace January 29, 2015

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For Ventricular Tachycardia "I was diagnosed with ventricular tachycardia back in the 70's but it was "paroxysmal" meaning unpredictable. I was also diagnosed with anxiety attacks. The Inderal was critical to my improvement and as life went on, I found that I was low in calcium, magnesium and potassium. Supplementing those things basically expunged the tachycardia. If I feel it coming on, I increase those things and use the Inderal and it goes away. It also helped with the anxiety attacks. So everyone is different...and diet, supplements are also critical to good health."

   
10

barigood (taken for 10 years or more) December 23, 2014

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For Performance Anxiety "Works like a miracle. My job requires some presentation skills and no amount of practice reduced the anxiety. My speaking skills improved with Toastmasters, but the anxiety was still crippling. I no longer fear giving workshops and presentations. I only need take it prior to giving a presentation - just once in a while - and a single pill does the trick. Far superior to anxiety meds like Xanax. Propranolol reduces the anxiety with no negative effects on my performance, and no side effects that I've noticed."

   
10

MadameLily (taken for 6 months to 1 year) October 29, 2014

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For Migraine Prevention "Have been taking for over 25 years. Very good control of my migraines."

   
10

ADC1325 October 14, 2014

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For Mitral Valve Prolapse "I have been on this medicine for over 10yrs they had to switch me to this medicine because the other medicine I was on wasn't working anyway more. I was on atenolol for awhile for rapid heart rate and then I had chest pains so they switched me to Inderal because I had mitro-valve, so far it is working."

   
9.0

ellie baby October 12, 2014

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For Benign Essential Tremor "I have benign tremors and hypertension. I was taking one Inderol LA 60mg daily for the hypertension. I went to an neurologist about the tremors and he asked my cardiologist to change me to one in the morning and two at night. That was about 5 years ago. It has been a great help for the tremors and my BP is awesome! [e.g., 120/75] Now after so long I have developed a tolerance. My docs think more per day will make my blood pressure too low. If I am really diligent about taking it the tremors are minimal."

   
9.0

Inderol LA user - long time1 (taken for 5 to 10 years) June 13, 2014

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For Migraine Prevention "I found immense relief with Inderal, on just 10mg every morning and night....it was like a miracle as preventative and I also have found it dulls a migraine if one happens to break through, by taking an extra one. I had been waking up with a bad headache/migraine every day, which lasted all day. Codeine was my only vague relief in mega doses. My only complaint is that since commencing Inderal I have gained 10kg and no dieting seems to help! All this in only 12 months. The other side effects have been an increase to my allergy intolerance to certain foods ie chocolate and a heightened problem with low blood sugar. So, the doctor has just commenced me on Topamax instead 25mg every morning and night. Will report how this compares!"

   
7.0

Trying something else May 29, 2014

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For Ventricular Tachycardia "Doc prescribed this medication to control my high heart rate after a 3 day hospitalization due to supra ventricular tachycardia. I had horrible side effects. Terrible insomnia, sometimes awake for 24 hours. Palpitations. Heavy congested feeling in chest. Anxiety. I was only on it for 10 days! Switched to metoprolol and after 2 days started to feel tons better!!!"

   
3.0

Okiedokie1717 January 23, 2014

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For Migraine Prevention "I have been on this at least a year on 10mg 2x a day, I've had unexplained weight gain and my headaches haven't gotten better. I've been to nutrition specialist and stepping up the exercise and tried to eat better but no matter what I do I still gain weight and my doctor's keep telling me that I'm not taking anything that would cause weight gain! Now they have doubled my dosage."

   
1.0

DanaLM January 14, 2014

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For Performance Anxiety "I had a social phobia for a long time with a rapid out of control heart beat, its a big difference since I started taking this medicine, anxiety is a lot less, and more out going with the public and less fear, but the only side effect that I'm not comfortable with is delayed ejaculation."

   
8.0

no medicine is perfect December 8, 2013

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For Migraine Prevention "I started taking Inderal to help with migraines. I still get headaches almost daily but they aren't migraine-quality and can be managed with Ibuprofen. Negatives: sleep disturbances, feet are ALWAYS freezing, and I'm experiencing frequent orthostatic hypotension. I had normal-to-low BP when starting this med so I don't think it's the right med for my body, since it lowers BP. I like not having migraines but can't exercise or live life if I'm always dizzy and weak."

   
7.0

Misha13 (taken for less than 1 month) November 12, 2013

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For Benign Essential Tremor "My tremors were getting worse and worse so I went to my Doctor. She thought I had Parkinson's and referred me to a neurologist. The appointment came through about 4 months later. The Neurologist diagnosed Essential Tremor and prescribed Half Inderal 80g once a day. After taking the meds I felt so much better, I still get the shakes but nowhere near so bad. My muscles are stiff though and it's causing me problems walking far and my neck and shoulders hurt too. I'll have to ask whether Inderal is the cause at my next appointment. All in all it's been great, I especially notice the difference when cooking or eating a meal or drinking from a glass, I don't spill as much now and it's less embarrassing when in a restaurant."

   
9.0

Britanichris (taken for 6 months to 1 year) May 11, 2013

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For Migraine Prevention "I have been suffering of migraine-tension headaches for more than two years now. I tried paracetamol, NSAIDs all not effective, until my doctor prescribed me on beta blockers "propranolol" Inderal 20mg twice a day, and my headache really improved after 2-3 months. Thanks!"

   
9.0

Rana (taken for 1 to 6 months) May 1, 2013

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For Migraine Prevention "I was prescribed Inderal to help with Primary Ortostatic Tremors. I did not get any relief with this medication for that condition. However. I discovered that whenever I stop taking Inderal, I end up with a migraine headache. I take 20 mg at bedtime. It makes me sleepy and gives me nightmares which continue to this day. However, the side effects are tolerable and well worth putting up with to prevent getting migraines. I highly recommend this medication for preventing migraines."

   
10

RobertaJ (taken for 2 to 5 years) April 28, 2013

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For Benign Essential Tremor "I was prescribed Inderal to help with Primary Ortostatic Tremors. I did not get any relief with this medication for that condition. However. I discovered that whenever I stop taking Inderal, I end up with a migraine headache. I take 20 mg at bedtime. It makes me sleepy and gives me nightmares which continue to this day. However, the side effects are tolerable and well worth putting up with to prevent getting migraines. I highly recommend this medication for preventing migraines."

   
2.0

BobbieH (taken for 2 to 5 years) April 28, 2013

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For Performance Anxiety "Excellent. Worked from day one for my anxiety! I tried SSRI's and Wellbutrin. Neither worked for my anxiety. 10mg of the propranolol and I am so happy and waaaaay less anxious."

   
10

Ted o (taken for less than 1 month) March 15, 2013

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For Benign Essential Tremor "I have had good luck with this medicine but as I age it appears to be less effective, or it may be that my tremors are getting worse and the dosage needs to be increased. I have tried an increase in the medication and have become very sluggish. All in all it is working rather well and the cost is low."

   
9.0

Mycocotoo February 26, 2013

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For Performance Anxiety "Taken for years battling anxiety, quite helpful if taken at onset of attack; bottom line-exercise for me is better!"

   
8.0

johnrecovered (taken for 5 to 10 years) January 18, 2013

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