Propranolol in diabetes

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Avatar m tn There was just a report on the news last week that statins have been linked top type II diabetes. My wife is on 80mg of Simvastatin while I'm on 20mg. Coincidence or not, we both contracted type II in recent years. I believe that the benefits pf statins outweigh the risks and have altered my eating lifestyle so to nearly exclude carbohydrates. This has enabled me to continue statin regime while keeping my fasting blood glucose levels at acceptaptable unmedicated levels.
Avatar n tn My husband, who has Type I Diabetes, was recently diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder II. His doctor prescribed Oxcarbazepine (daily) and Propranolol to use as needed for anxiety/mania attacks--but I see Oxcarbazepine AND diabetes drugs listed in the "caution" section of interactions for Propranolol. My question is, of course, are they safe to use in combination if he is also a type I diabetic, and secondly, why didn't she prescribe a more specific anti-anxiety medication like a valium?
769503 tn?1238499921 Been on 10mg Ramipril and 40mg propranolol daily. All has been stable after lots of altering of dosage. However this week my BP is high. Is it ok for me to have an extra propranolol. Thank you.
Avatar n tn I've been on Propranolol for anxiety (3 x 40mg a day) for about a year and a half and just this week an endocrinologist prescibed Metformin for my PCOS. At the moment I'm on 500mg a day. When I went to get the prescriptions filled for both, the pharmacist told me there was an interaction warning between the two, but that it was insignificant or minor. It says "The effects of Metforming 4000mg tabs are slightly increased by Propranolol 40mg tabs increasing the hypoglycaemic effect.
Avatar n tn i will ask for it on my next appointment with him. In general, as I understand it, if you develop diabetes or pre-diabetes from tx or from hcv itself, most likely you were in line to get the disease anyway. Interferon, whether from hcv or from a pharmaceutical company, just brings it on sooner. But I really don't know the answer to that question.
Avatar n tn Dear Doctor, I am a 48 year old Indian male, suffering type II DiabetesDiabetes Diabetes - resources Diabetes and exercise Diabetes and nerve damage Diabetes diet Diabetes foot care Diabetes insipidus Diabetes insipidus - central Diabetes insipidus - nephrogenic Diabetes risk factors Gestational diabetes since seven plus years. Doctor has advised 1.
534785 tn?1329595808 A CT scan without contrast that I had done recently revealed a "focal region of hypodensity in the central pons, which may represent artifact." What does this [potentially] mean? Has anyone had anything similar show up in their results? I'm not sure what "artifact" means in this sense, so I would appreciate some input.
Avatar m tn So I freaked out , for the first time in my life I had anxiety attacks later on that week still feeling this sensation , I didn't sleep for four days and was rushed to hospital numerous times, but they didn't listen, my vitals checked out fine and my bloods were pristine. I started seeing my gp the second week and he was saying its anxiety but I knew it wasn't , I went back the next day and they he said it was migraine aura , so I took some migralief for the next 3 days but no that wasn't it.
461838 tn?1255793816 I am 3-month post tx and get Tremors also. It happens mostly in the Morning. I noticed if I get some food in my stomach they usually go away. I have to be up and moving for at least an hour because I never have been able to eat first thing in the morning. I also notice stress triggers it. When this happens I take half a Xanax.
446896 tn?1237806342 I am so sick of either waking up with a fast heart rate or getting a bout of tachycardia sometime during the morning. I mean, this is supposed to be the most relaxed portion of the day, yet my heart is so "irritable" in the morning. This morning I thought I was ok, then I started getting the "old feeling" in my chest and when I checked it was 91, then 93, then I got all worked up and it shot as high as 146. I got it back down, like I always do, but...ugh...
Avatar f tn My BP has always been great as well as my resting heart rate. The diabetes is in control with medication and low carb/no carb diet. Today I had an episode which literally brought me to my knees. The bilateral arm heaviness/numbness which started at the forearms and then went to the biceps and traveled to my chest. The episode lasted 3-4 minutes and was the longest and most severe yet.
Avatar f tn Also be aware, endocrinologists rarely study thyroid in its entirety. They are usually more diabetes trained.
Avatar n tn I've had numerous neurological symptoms. I do have a lump in my skull in my forehead called a Haemangioma of the Skull which caused severe pain and also spots on my brain MRIs so I am not sure what my problem is. My best wishes to you and I hope you find out what the problem is, it's very hard to be suffering so much all the time. keep looking for answers there must be one out there.
Avatar n tn my yearly thing anyways. I have no family history in diabetes or kidney problems and haven't had anything to make me think that. In 2004 a report showed my blood levels normal I guess my point is that when you obsess over symptoms, it heightens them and can cause more. Alof of what I read above is simple tension headaches caused by stress or TMJ type things. Try to find the underlying stress.
Avatar n tn I take 1/4th of a 10mg Propranolol in the morning and 1/4th is the night. So, it's 5 mg in a day. Recently I observed that when I wake up in the morning, my heart rate is around 62 - 68. Full day it hangs around 68 - 76. It only crosses 100 and touches 160 when I am doing my evening walks. One night when I was about to sleep, I checked my heart rate and it was 62. I heard normal heart rate should be between 60 - 100. Mine seems to be slipping down.
Avatar m tn I have woken up early in the morning before my alarm clock goes off, or even in the middle of the night now and then and have not felt one PVC. It seems that once I'm unconscious, these are also suppressed, or I'm just super relaxed and the heart pumps without anything irritating it to cause a PVC. Two questions: 1) Has anyone experienced or is experiencing anything like this at all? 2) These facts are always true, and the PVCs are not that random. Don't these symptoms point to a clear cause??
271194 tn?1350506963 I 'm 66 and have had Type 2 diabetes for about 2 years, and hypertension for about 6, also raised cholesterol. My untreated BP was around 180-200/110-120 - so not good! Back in 2007 I was getting quite a bit of chest pain and was investigated, but with treatment my BP fell to around 115-130/65-80 and I had no problems. (At this time I was not diagnosed with diabetes. I have had a mild cardiac murmur since childhood, but this is considered insignificant.
Avatar n tn I am 66 and in good health. I do take medication for various reasons. The medications are primidone (essential tremor), propranolol (essential tremor), zetia (cholesterol), crestor (cholesterol), foltx (blood vessels), synthroid (overactive thyroid), and altace (blood pressure). I had a very mild heart attack five years ago and the altace and foltx are on-going preventitive medications. My problems are.
Avatar m tn in the bottom right corner. It was present on Friday, and on Saturday I saw an optomerist. He gave me a full exam and took photographs of the back of my eye using new technology. The photos were very healthy and my eyesight was very good (only a prescription of -0.25 for sphere and cylinder on both eyes). When he dilated my pupils with drops and used an ophthalmoscope he was able to see a small retinal haemorrhage in the area I'd described.
Avatar n tn I also have problems with muscle fatigue which no one can find a cause for. I do not have diabetes. I take a low dose of Propranolol to help with the tachycardia. Sleepiness has been a problem before I started Propranolol. I have no problems falling asleep or staying asleep at night and I sleep alone. Since I have been symptomatic with autonomic problems, I have gradually been getting more and more sleepy. I have sleep paralysis every time I fall asleep.
Avatar m tn Well share you're experiences with the metoprolol vs propranolol... It can't be all in my head, I mean the side effects from the metoprolol are horrible...
Avatar n tn ---- There is quite a strong connection with diabetes/insulin resistance and heart disease. It all falls in step with cholesterol, hypertension, and all those neat chemicals that constrict or dilate our vessels. Endothelial dysfunction and coupled with a problem in how the cells use insulin has an influence on how the heart's muscle uses oxygen...this stuff gets pretty complex. Good cardios are up on how insulin restistance plays a role in small vessel disease.
Avatar n tn I'm 49 years old (Male) I had stent put in about a year ago and was put on Toprol XL (50mg) once a day within a few weeks I as well as my wife noted a change in my upbeat personality and my near total loss of Toprol-XL. I had become short tempered and outwardly mean at times. After about 7 months of this I told my doctor and he switched me to propranolol (60mg). Much improvement in the temper dept but still no return of the libedo. (Sorry about spelling). The question is...
271194 tn?1350506963 However this, and the family history, mean that my BP should be consistently below 130/80, which it was not, and in June 2012 I started propranolol 40mg twice daily A month ago I started to develop similar central chest pain, similar to that in 2006, although not radiating, worse on exertion, but sometimes present at rest. My GP would like me to have further investigations. The last two days I've resumed home BP monitoring and it seems to be consistently 166/100 or above.
Avatar n tn I take 1/4th of a 10mg Propranolol in the morning and 1/4th is the night. So, it's 5 mg in a day. Recently I observed that when I wake up in the morning, my heart rate is around 62 - 68. Full day it hangs around 68 - 76. It only crosses 100 and touches 160 when I am doing my evening walks. One night when I was about to sleep, I checked my heart rate and it was 62. I heard normal heart rate should be between 60 - 100. Mine seems to be slipping down.
1124887 tn?1313758491 But now my heart races a bit more in response to anxiety. Can propranolol actually contribute to higher blood pressure with stress? Are my assumptions correct that propranolol works better on anxiety due to the non-selective effect? Is my BP really normal? My heart is otherwise fine with normal chambers, wall dimensions and excellent contractility (EF 78%). I have some PACs but I'm otherwise healthy, exercise 3 times/week and normal weight. Thanks in advance!
Avatar f tn Thank you for your time in answering. We will talk with his doctor and go from there. I knew about diabetes but not Magnesium deficiency. When they tested his thyroid they did test for diabetes. I made him go to the doctor because he was eating so much and not gaining any weight.
Avatar f tn can propranolol be used for migraine prophylaxis in a patient with heart rate of 60 and family history of diabetes
Avatar m tn Just came off of 50 mg of Zoloft for panic attacks, approx. 1 month ago. Zantac 150 as needed. Struggling with difficulty breathing, which leads to panic attack, which leads to reflux or some version of this chain of events. Questions: Why am I regurgitating / coughing up phlem everytime the weather gets cold? Why am I regurgitating every single day? Should I look at going back on the Zoloft as the anxiety has become 10x worse since I got off?
Avatar f tn This means testing for elevated cholesterol and other fats in the blood, diabetes and hypertension (high blood pressure), encouraging stopping smoking and weight optimisation. In your case, it will depend what is the nature of pain. 1. Do you have chest discomfort rather than actual pain, the discomfort is usually present as a pressure, heaviness, tightness, squeezing, burning, or choking sensation. 2. Do you have any radiation of pain?