Metoprolol overdose treatment

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Is anyone taking metoprolol? It's driving me nuts! I do have anxiety disorder. And of course knowing they gave me this to lower my heart rate makes me nervous. And with my anxiety disorder I am taking my blood pressure every hour. I know that doesn't help. But dealing wit the metoprolol, it has dropped me to 88/55 at times, today 112/73, then 93/55 then 142/70. I get hot flashes, shakes, tingling arms, a general feeling of panic when I see my reading is low or I feel the shakes....
this make him limited to different options offered, his platelet count low related to hep-c, he mainly drops off to sleep during the day, no significant pain, nausea, or bleeding, he does suffer severe leg cramps at night and some cramping or muscle spasms in his hand, no jaundice either, but he experienced a lot of itching at times, not on any treatment yet, expected to start on Nexavar soon and hoping for the best, no other treatment options offered.
If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian residents should call their local poison control center directly. Symptoms of overdose may include unusually slow heartbeat, severe dizziness, slow or shallow breathing, weakness, or fainting. NOTES: Do not share this medication with others.
The drug of choice for the treatment of akathisia is also considered to be beta-blockers such as propranolol (Inderal) or metoprolol. The antihistamine cyproheptadine is found to be effective, though with shorter effect than beta blockers. Vitamin B6 is found to be effective for the treatment in some cases. Please discuss these treatment options with your doctor. Hope this helps you. Take care and regards!
Since I could not wait till june 18th 2009 to do the echocardiogram (on my island) due the anxiety and stress for not knowing what my problem is, my husband and I decided to go to another country to seek medical help/advice/treatment. So we traveled last Saturday. Last Monday (may 25th 2009) I had an appointment with the cardiologist. After telling her my symptoms, she immediately made an echocardiogram of my heart. I was diagnosed with mild mitral valve prolapse (MVP) with mild regurgitation.
I have been researching on this I have found that ~ 85% of doctors are unaware/unfamiliar with this condition, presentation, complications, and treatment. VERY SCARY. I am a rehabilitation therapist and I knew something was very wrong- but even as I was having episodes of uncontrollable tremoring and tachycardia, the nurses and arrogant ARNP kept saying I was only having recurrent panic attacks. I was monitored for ~ 8 hours with no "treatment" and released.
Well I may not be the brightest kid on the block but was raised to use logic and finding out I had IR made all the difference in my approach to treatment for HCV I listened to CoWriter CS and HR all three said the same thing need to treat the IR First Once you are diabetic it is a steady downhill road no cure for Diabetes but there is a definate program to treat Type 2 diabetes with out having to take injections the rest of your life So finding out IR sooner rather than too late, was a b
Nurseam, if you feel that this is consuming your life, then by all means, try the beta blocker. My comments about public speaking were meant for Buckley who is a Corporate Trainer. Buckley, if your doctor tells you it is "just" social anxiety and there is no treatment for it, I'll be surprised. It is common practice to use CBT for social anxiety and alternatively or sometimes in conjunction with CBT, a long acting benzo is something to be considered.
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