A 33-year-old male asked:
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i'm on 150 avapro (irbesartan) and 50 atenolol. why would i feel like my heart is faster when i lay down to go to sleep? my blood pressure/pulse is ok during day

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Dr. David Fink
38 years experience Family Medicine
Check BP: If you "feel" like your heart rate is faster when lying down at night, check your pulse then. The atenolol should keep your heart from beating too fast. If it is faster than usual, contact your physician. The anti-inflammatories you take may interfere with the blood pressure medications so be careful with those.
Answered on Jan 1, 2014

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