What is Propranolol?
Propranolol 10mg is a medication used to treat anxiety. It belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers. Propranolol is used to treat anxiety by reducing the symptoms of anxiety, such as palpitations and rapid heart rate. Propranolol can help manage the symptoms of anxiety and help calm people who are worried or anxious.
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How does Propranolol 10mg work?
Propranolol for anxiety works stopping the messages some nerves are sending to the heart. This then slows down the heart’s activity, ultimately reducing anxiety symptoms.
How do you take Propranolol 10mg?
Always take this medicine exactly as it has been prescribed to you. The Propranolol dosage for anxiety is 10mg to be taken 3 times a day. If necessary, you can increase the dose, but make sure to talk to your doctor first.
How effective is Propranolol?
Propranolol is clinically proven to reduce the physical symptoms of anxiety. Anxiety should be managed with a combination of psychological treatment and medication, under the supervisions of your doctor. However, if you are suffering from anxiety you should also seek psychological treatment as this can greatly benefit you.
What are the most common side effects of Propranolol?
Like all medicines, this medication can cause side effects. Propranolol side effects are typically mild to moderate and only last a short duration.
For a list of further side effects, please see the patient information leaflet.