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insomnia from propranolol

I have suffered from insomnia for years adn recently I was put on propranolol for akathisia related to one of my other medications.  I am having major insomnia now- only sleeping 2-3 hours a night- it is crazy.  Is the longer acting dose of this associated with less insomnia by any chance? any suggestions?  I am on the immediate release ones.
Age
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35
Sex
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Female
Weight
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110
Current Medications
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xanax 2 mg a day over divided doses, propranolol 40 mg am, 20 mg 6pm
Drug Allergies
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n/a
Medical Conditions
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lupus, chrons, depression, insomnia
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I don't believe the side effect of the long acting propranolol is any less than the immediate release one. I would recommend letting your doctor know about the insomnia that is being caused by the propranolol and possibly changing therapy.
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