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Propranolol for anxiety can help treat some of the physical symptoms that come with it, like a rapid or fast heartbeat.  

Dosage

A common dosage is 10 to 20 mg, 30 minutes to one hour before a high anxiety event such as going to the dentist or giving a speech. Always talk to your doctor about personalized dosing instructions, though.

Side Effects

Side effects that may occur with this medication include but are not limited to:

  • sleep disorders
  • cold extremities
  • abdominal pain
  • constipation
  • decreased appetite
  • nausea
  • diarrhea
  • agitation
  • dizziness
  • drowsiness
  • fatigue
  • irritability
  • nightmares

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