A patient with hypertension and asthma is taking propranolol, a non-selective beta blocker. Which of the following side effects is the patient most at risk to develop?
• As a non-selective beta blocker, propranolol inhibits beta-2 receptors in the lungs, leading to bronchospasm and bronchoconstriction. Asthma places the patient at an increased risk for bronchospasm and
• Incorrect: Hypoglycemia, alopecia, and insomnia are all side effects associated with beta blockers, but this patient is not at an increased risk.