Ask the doctor: Beta blockers and alcohol
Thomas Lee, M.D. and Richard Lee, M.D.
Q. I take the beta blocker propranolol twice a day, once in the morning and again in the evening. The drug information label says I should not take propranolol with alcohol. But I like to have two glasses of wine in the evening. Do I need to change medications, or is there a way to handle the wine and propranolol together?