Performance Anxiety Aid

Propranolol for Anxiety

Perhaps you have some important meetings coming up, a speaking engagement, or an interview – Propranolol is a drug sometimes prescribed by doctors to help control the physical symptoms of performance anxiety.

* Propranolol is not FDA-approved for the treatment of performance anxiety, situational anxiety or other anxiety. Learn more about 'off-label' uses here

* Prescription products are subject to healthcare provider approval and require an online consultation with a healthcare provider after checkout who will determine if a prescription is

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* Common side effects of propanolol include nausea, diarrhea, constipation, stomach cramps, decreased sex drive, impotence, difficulty having an orgasm, insomnia, or feeling tired. Do not take

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* Call your doctor immediately if you have slow or uneven heartbeats, a light-headed feeling like you might passout, wheezing or trouble breathing, shortness of breath, swelling, or rapid weight

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How it works


Propranolol is a beta-blocker that can help control the physical symptoms of anxiety. Taken before a stressful event, Propranolol can help ease the performance anxiety during your big event – like a big presentation at work or interview.

LEARN: PROPRANOLOL INFORMATION AND FAQS

Beta-Blocker?


Beta-blockers prevent adrenaline, from making contact with your beta receptors, limiting your body’s physical reactions to anxiety. These reactions can include a racing heartbeat, shaky voice or hands, or sweating. By reducing some of these physical reactions, Propranolol can help you feel less anxious.

LEARN: WHAT BETA BLOCKERS ARE AND WHAT THEY DO

*Beta-blockers such as Propranolol are FDA approved to treat high blood pressure, angina and certain other conditions. Treatment for these conditions is not currently offered through hims. Propranolol and other beta-blockers are not specifically approved by the FDA for treatment of anxiety disorders and use of Propranolol for performance anxiety is an ‘off-label use’.

LEARN: WHAT ARE OFF-LABEL USES

Is this for me?


Propranolol can help some people who struggle from performance anxiety during particularly stressful situations. This can include having to speak in front of an audience, an audition, or an interview. Talk with your doctor about whether Propranolol is right for you.

LEARN: HOW TO MANAGE PERFORMANCE ANXIETY

What you get


If your doctor prescribes Propranolol, Hims sends the dose approved by your doctor. It is typically taken on an as-needed basis in a single dose 30-60 minutes prior to the stressful event, but make sure to follow your doctor’s instructions on dosage and timing.

Stay Safe


Consult your doctor about any medications, supplements, or vitamins you may take in case of drug interactions. Additionally, make sure to read all of the important safety information and use our platform to consult with a doctor if you are experiencing side-effects so they can recommend adjustments to your treatment plan.

Important Safety Information