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I was prescribed the beta blocker Propanalol (10mg) after a

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I was prescribed the beta blocker Propanalol (10mg) after a difficult October where I had left a stressful job abruptly. The doctor gave me the medicine because I complained of involuntary twitches and a strong sensation where I would get dizzy and feel pressure on my head. This sensation continued and got worse and I began to drool without being aware (when I had this sensation come over me).I took the medicine on Thursday last week. But 3 days later I started feeling immensely cold to the point of shivering in my sheets and same time started feeling a tingling sensation in my legs also my arms and feet. I had a dry mouth (which has improved), weak muscles and general dizziness. I went to see the GP about this and she pointed out that it’s my anxiety showing up and that I should take the propranolol more than just once and the symptoms should improve. I took the pill twice the same day I saw my GP and then again on the morning after.I went to the GP again & complained about these issues and he told me to stop the medicine and he ordered a blood test to check my b12 levels and possible causes of thyroid issues.Now although the symptoms have improved slightly they have not fully subsided. Although I will speak to my GP early next week, I am feeling quite apprehensive mainly because of the weakness I am feeling and the insomnia.What do you think about these symptoms?

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Till results are available for vitamin level please start taking supplement of B complex vitamin with B12. Can also use diazepam low dose like 1-2 mg twice daily along with propranolol.

Rest and hot shower may also help. Good luck.

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