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My wife was writhing in pain (from pneumonia) the ER doctoe

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My wife was writhing in pain (from pneumonia) the ER doctoe administered Propanol and my wife has been paralyzed for 8 months. Your answer, please(She was continued on the propanol for 5 days?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

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propranolol is a beta blocker used to help slow down the heart and decrease blood pressure.

did she have high blood pressure in the ER? or fast heart rate?

what caused her paralysis? did she have a stroke?

did she have a brain MRI scan to see if she had a stroke?

did they look for where a blood clot would come from?

propranolol beta doesn't usually cause paralysis.