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Performance Anxiety No More
Propranolol (Inderal)
Citation:   Trumpetplayer. "Performance Anxiety No More: An Experience with Propranolol (Inderal) (exp81355)". Sep 24, 2009.

  repeated   Pharms - Propranolol
I've spent enough time abusing various substances - some in order to cut back on the anxiety that comes with orchestral auditions or concerts. Some see beta-blockers as cheating when it comes to taking auditions, but it the cut-throat music business of today, any edge I have is one-up on the next guy in line for the job. Beta-blockers take away that anxiety that would normally make me miss notes or get so nervous that I can't even play. I only take them when needed - auditions, large performances, etc. but I think they are great. I may give a try at taking a few just for fun, but right now, I'd say they are a great friend to musicians or anyone that has anxiety in front of crowds. My typical dose is 40mg.

Exp Year: 2009ExpID: 81355
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: 20
Published: Sep 24, 2009Views: 46,052
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Pharms - Propranolol (72) : Medical Use (47), Performance Enhancement (50), Health Benefits (32), Workplace (51)

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