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Re: Beta Blockers and Depression Larry Hoover

Posted by KarenRB53 on July 3, 2008, at 21:05:36

In reply to Re: Beta Blockers and Depression Phoenix1, posted by Larry Hoover on February 3, 2008, at 18:46:46

> > Hi Larry,
> >
> > I agree with you on beta blockers in general being depressogenic. Propanolol definitely is. But the link you posted doesn't seem to mention beta blockers, unless I missed something which is quite possible.
>
> That link didn't have a full explanation....I guess I knew what it meant.
>
> Here's the full-text link, for which the earlier link was Figure 3 in the results section, in which they analyze the factors which influence the risk of depression for those using atenolol.
> http://www.psychosomaticmedicine.org/cgi/content/full/67/3/398
>
> > Other classes of antihypertensives seem OK, although I've read some anecdotal reports of ARBs being depressogenic. I think ACE inhibitors are essentially fine although the link showed a roughly 1% incidence of depression.
> >
> > How about the statins? I've read some pretty controversial stuff regarding psychiatric/cognitive side effects of the statins, but millions of people are on them for hypercholesterolemia...
> >
> > Anyways, interesting stuff, I'd like to hear your opinion.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Phoenix
>
> I haven't looked at the other med classes. I need a little time for that.
>
> Lar

Presently I'm taking 150XL Wellbutrin and 20mg Prozac daily. I have Essential Tremor and my internist wants me to take Propranol 80mgXR daily. I'm concerned about taking these meds together and how they'll affect each other. I'd appreciate any information.

Thanks,
Karen


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