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propanolol and psoriasis advice

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Bronte Tue 09-Jul-13 18:08:22

Just been prescribed these beta blockers but when I read leaflet with them saw the warning about psoriasis. I have a long history of this, in small patches on scalp, elbows and knees. Suppose I should go straight back and ask for something else.

Yorkshirehaggis Tue 09-Jul-13 23:49:58

Exacerbation of Psoriasis is quite a common side-effect of beta-blockers. Are you pregnant? Doc might be limited as to what to prescribe if so - maybe thought benefits would outweigh risk of psoriasis, but worth discussing with gp.

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