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Sphygmomanometer Essential Tremor and Hypertension

A patient with hypertension also suffers from essential tremor. Optimal treatment of the patient should include management with
A. prazosin
B. clonidine
C. metoprolol
D. lidocaine
E. propranolol
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answer is e) Propranolol, because Metoprolol has a short-term effect

I have seen this question somewhere before...
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propranolol....DOC for essential tremors
not metroprolol because of short half life
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E. propranolol
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Default Non selective B blocker

Propranolol --- also concurrently useful in those having Migraine..
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E : propranolol is the correct answer.
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prop is the answer not cause of duration of action but b/c its nonselective beta blocker.
can anyone tell me the relation of tremor to beta-2 receptor?
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prop is the answer not cause of duration of action but b/c its nonselective beta blocker.
can anyone tell me the relation of tremor to beta-2 receptor?
Just my guess, but beta 2 inhibits Norepinepherine. Inhibiting beta 2 reduces inhibition of NE, which reduces tremors.
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