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What are side effects of beta-blockers used for essential tremor?

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Beta-blockers aren't right for everyone with essential tremor. Side effects may include:

Some of these side effects may require that the treatment be stopped.

  • Slowing heart rate
  • Drop in blood pressure
  • Fainting
  • Apathy
  • Fatigue
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Depression

SOURCES: 

Mayo Clinic web site. 

International Essential Tremor Foundation.

Reviewed by Christopher Melinosky on September 27, 2019

SOURCES: 

Mayo Clinic web site. 

International Essential Tremor Foundation.

Reviewed by Christopher Melinosky on September 27, 2019

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