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How Safe Is Taking Propofol 12 To Treat High Heart Rate?

i have kidney disease.i take 2 methyldopas250mg.,one at night & one inthe morning aswell as ramipril one at night & one in the morning,as well as avapro-75mg at night,last may my doctor added propolol2.5mg because my heart rate was too high.i feel very tired & drowsy at times.what is your professional opinion?
Tue, 30 May 2017
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Hello, Sir

Welcome to healthcaremagic.

I can certainly understand your concern.
I have worked through your query in detail.

As per your symptoms propranolol 25 mg is rightly prescribed drug to control the elevated heart rate in your case. This drug belongs to a group called beta blockers and that which has beta blocking or heart rate controlling activity..It is safe in your case to take this drug.It can be taken with the other two drugs as well.The symptoms of easy fatiguability is due to the ongoing kidney disease.Its important to evaluate your kidney disease through appropriate tests like complete blood counts and ultrasound abdomen.Its important to keep your blood pressure under control to minimise the symptoms of dizziness and fatigualbility.Consultation with an expert Nephrology is mandatory.

Please check with your physician if he shares my view and if can prescribe these medications to you.
Post your further queries if any.
Thank you


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How Safe Is Taking Propofol 12 To Treat High Heart Rate?

Hello, Sir Welcome to healthcaremagic. I can certainly understand your concern. I have worked through your query in detail. As per your symptoms propranolol 25 mg is rightly prescribed drug to control the elevated heart rate in your case. This drug belongs to a group called beta blockers and that which has beta blocking or heart rate controlling activity..It is safe in your case to take this drug.It can be taken with the other two drugs as well.The symptoms of easy fatiguability is due to the ongoing kidney disease.Its important to evaluate your kidney disease through appropriate tests like complete blood counts and ultrasound abdomen.Its important to keep your blood pressure under control to minimise the symptoms of dizziness and fatigualbility.Consultation with an expert Nephrology is mandatory. Please check with your physician if he shares my view and if can prescribe these medications to you. Post your further queries if any. Thank you