Psycho-Babble Medication | about biological treatments | Framed
This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | List of forums | Search | FAQ

Re: atenolol vs metoprolol sdb

Posted by saturn on April 18, 2006, at 19:02:10

In reply to Re: atenolol vs metoprolol, posted by sdb on April 18, 2006, at 17:27:51


> Choosing a betablocker depends what you want to treat (...vs...)

Stressful situations (ie giving a speech, interviews...) and med-induced tachycardia. Possibly med-induced angina (stimulants--which I no longer take-- cause me tachycardia and angina. I'm considering a trial of Provigil. I don't know if it would induce these same effects, but I'm willing to bet it would likely at least cause tachy).

And if I'm taking a beta blocker I'd just as well prefer to also receive any general cardioprotective effects possible at the same time.

> You cannot generaly say one is the better than the other. Concerning sideeffects I would rate atenolol definately better.

Are you referring to CNS effects? Others?


>>There are some betablockers which do not cause upregulation.

May I ask which ones? Would it not be easier to withdraw from these then?


>>If you want to stop an adrenaline rush there are better options (measured mostly by isoprenaline).

May I ask which ones and what you mean "measured mostly by isoprenaline"?

Sorry to pile on more questions. I really appreciate your input. Thanks.


Share
Tweet  

Thread

 

Post a new follow-up

Your message only Include above post


Notify the administrators

They will then review this post with the posting guidelines in mind.

To contact them about something other than this post, please use this form instead.

 

Start a new thread

 
Google
dr-bob.org www
Search options and examples
[amazon] for
in

This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | FAQ
Psycho-Babble Medication | Framed

poster:saturn thread:634321
URL: http://www.dr-bob.org/babble/20060417/msgs/634575.html