Titled rather sensationally "The Cure for Fear." It's all about the prescription medication Propranolol, which falls under the class of drugs called beta blockers that is typically used to treat high blood pressure, irregular heartbeat and migraine headaches. It's also prescribed off-label to reduce the physical symptoms of anxiety. You may have heard that some actors and musicians take it before a performance to deal with stage fright. The following is an excerpt and there's a link at the end to the article itself. BTW, if you're reading this, you probably have some issue with fear, and if it happens to be a fear of spiders, turn off images in your browser before visiting the website because there's two huge honking images of a tarantula in the article. -------------------------------------------------------- The Cure for Fear Scientists have discovered a radical new way to treat our most traumatic memories. They had arrived in Johannesburg early that morning on the red-eye from Amsterdam and spent the day window shopping and people watching in the city. By Ben Crair May 1, 2016 Karin Klaver woke in the darkness and searched the nightstand for her i Phone. “This is nice,” Klaver had thought to herself as she and her husband relaxed on the outdoor terrace of a shopping mall. It is sold in the United States under the brand name Inderal. When combined with the diuretic, hydrochlorothiazide, it is sold under the brand name Inderide. Propranolol also is produced as a generic product by a number of generic manufacturers. Propranolol is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure), angina, certain types of cardiac arrhythmias, certain types of cardiac output diseases, a sympathetic nervous system disorder known as pheochromocytoma, hyperthyroid conditions, migraine, heart attack, and tremors of a variety of origins. It is also used on occasion for the treatment of medication-induced movement disorders caused by antipsychotic drugs and certain anxiety states in people suffering from a specific form of social phobia . Beta blockers , such as propanolol, are not useful for people with general social phobia who are anxious in most social situations; instead, propanolol may be useful for people who are anxious about specific performance situations, such as presenting a speech before an audience. Propranolol falls into the broad pharmacologic category known as beta blockers.
Propranolol inderal prescription. anyone ever take this? I just got prescribed for migraines but was told by the doctor it is medicine typically. Jan 2, 2018. I take inderal propranolol for my anxiety. First of all; it is the best thing i. You can buy the herbals without a prescription. Both would be safer.