A member asked:

I take an arb (losartan) for hypertension but still notice occasional spikes due to anxiety. hr rate increases also. is a beta blocker better for this?

2 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Rodolfo Farhy answered

Specializes in Cardiology

Add betablocker: Addition of a betablocker will help to control spikes due to anxiety.

Answered 11/12/2015

4.4k views

Thank
Dr. David Savage answered

Specializes in

Yes: Yes, but i would not add an antihypertensive medication, when maybe you should be treated for anxiety? Think about it and good luck!

Answered 11/12/2015

4.4k views

Thank

Related Questions

Online Primary Care Doctors Accepting New Patients

$44 video appointments available today with a membership as low as $15/month

Book a Video Appointment
Ask your question
Didn't find what you're looking for?

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more.

Ask your question