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Beta blocker equivalent doses

A female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience
Beta blocker: Patients have different reactions to different doses of drug. The toxic effects of beta blockade are also different depending on the underlying cardio... Read More
Dr. Thomas Knecht
A Verified Doctoranswered
31 years experience
Probably: Hi. Many things can be fatal depending on how much is taken. If this is a call for help, please call your suicide prevention hotline.
Dr. Louise Andrew
A Verified Doctoranswered
Emergency Medicine 46 years experience
Why do you ask?: You can die from too much of anything, even water. If you are thinking of harming yourself, or just don't see the point in life anymore, please get h... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ehab Kasasbeh
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 20 years experience
Other BB: You might want to consider other beta blockers or calcium channel blockers.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
Cardiology 33 years experience
Depends: If pts heart rate is already low , or if a pt is on other meds that can slow the heart, perscription beta blockers can cause high grade block and rare... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lanier
Pharmacology 10 years experience
It depends.: It all depends on several factors such as kidney function, the body's ability to metabolize the medication, and the formulation of the medication, for... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
Cardiology 43 years experience
Variable: The dose varies from patient to patient as to get effective rate control. Need monitoring by the doc and you
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Tolstrup
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Find a new Doctor: If you feel that your Doctor is not listening to you and you are unhappy, you should 'fire' your current Doctor and find a new one.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Carr
Cardiology 43 years experience
Yes: It will not affect HR or BP, as beta blockers do, so it won't exacerbate your beta blocker therapy. It probably won't help your palpitations or anxiet... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
A Verified Doctoranswered
36 years experience
60: American college of cardiology and american heart association recommend a resting hr target of 60 beats per minute in stable patients.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 47 years experience
No: If you are referring to allery testing, there should be no issuesw in the hands of a skilled, board certified allergist.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olivier Frankenberger
Cardiology 27 years experience
Maybe: It depends on what your resting heart rate is on the verapamil. 480mg is already a decent dose and i suspect in "normal mode" your heart rate is relat... Read More