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It can't give you peace of mind but it reduces symptoms indeed. I take it when I have anything challenging to do.

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I was on in it for awhile. It helped slow me down.

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Yes was my 3rd medication it was too weak to help my confidence side effects of it was difficult y breathing
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Yeah not really a decent med for anxiety.


Read something about it though, kind of altered the memory / impact of a stressful event, reducing ptsd symptoms.

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I know this thread is a little old from 2018, but I don't post here often. I was diagnosed with GAD many years ago and the psychiatrist gave me 10mg propranolol with .5mg Xanax. I have a job which requires occasional public speaking and it was getting to the point where my heart was palpitating and I couldn't think straight. The combination propranolol/Xanax cured it. I get up in front of dozens of people with this combo Rx and things go well. Sometimes, I'll take a little more Xanax (.25mg) and once or twice a little more propranolol (5mg more) ... but must say this is my go-to for speaking in public. I also use it to be in meetings when I'm leading them, too.

All in all, propranolol is a great drug and treatment for me.

Good luck and God Bless You. Having anxiety is a terrible curse. Having a support system makes it so much easier.
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