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What Are The Chances Of Developing Heart Problems Whilst On

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Posted on Mon, 16 Dec 2019
Question: what are the chances of developing heart problems whilst on propranolol
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Answered by Dr. Olgeta Xhufka (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
No damage to your heart by Propranolol.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear, welcome Ask a doctor's service.
I read your query and here is my advice.

If you are not having a previous issue with your heart taking Propranolol will not cause any.
Propranolol doesn't have any side effects on the heart. It can be used to reduce heart frequency in case of tachycardia and in depression it can make heart beats more regular.
So as a conclusion propranolol will not damage your heart while using it for depression and anxiety.

Hope I have answerged the question.
Let me know if I can assist you further.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Raju A.T
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Follow up: Dr. Olgeta Xhufka (11 hours later)
Hi thank you. I am taking it for anxiety fast heart rate and blood pressure. I have been on 80mg twice a day for a year and have really bad health heart anxiety. do you know if it will help the heart in any way. like prevent against having any trouble with it.
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Answered by Dr. Olgeta Xhufka (45 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
You can use it safely, it will improve the heart rate.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear and thank you for asking.
It will bring the heart rate back to normal and also will normalise the blood pressure. Also it will improve anxiety symptoms.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Nagamani Ng
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Follow up: Dr. Olgeta Xhufka (4 hours later)
hi thank you would it cause you to have a heart attack whilst on propranolol
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Answered by Dr. Olgeta Xhufka (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
It can happen.

Detailed Answer:
A person can have a heart attack while in Propranolol but it can help your heart function better and have stabilised heart rate and blood pressure.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
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Answered by Dr. Olgeta Xhufka (3 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Not at risk for heart attack

Detailed Answer:
Practically you are having no risk at all to experience a heart attack. Propranolol will also improve your anxiety.
I can reassure you that you aren't going to have a heart attack, continue to use Propranolol for anxiety.
Anxiety is contributing on making you having heart attack fears.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
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Follow up: Dr. Olgeta Xhufka (11 minutes later)
hi thank you my anxiety is just playing up big time. I'm 28 yr old and don't have high cholesterol nor dangerously high blood pressure don't drink or smoke and have lost loads of weight. I eat a balanced diet also. what are the risks that I have please.
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What Are The Chances Of Developing Heart Problems Whilst On

Brief Answer: No damage to your heart by Propranolol. Detailed Answer: Hello dear, welcome Ask a doctor's service. I read your query and here is my advice. If you are not having a previous issue with your heart taking Propranolol will not cause any. Propranolol doesn't have any side effects on the heart. It can be used to reduce heart frequency in case of tachycardia and in depression it can make heart beats more regular. So as a conclusion propranolol will not damage your heart while using it for depression and anxiety. Hope I have answerged the question. Let me know if I can assist you further.