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A 50-year-old female asked:

Heart rate has been high min 90+ at rest. medication change from felodipine to ramipril, now hr low 48-53 at rest.(not athlete) is this a concern ?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
53 years experience
Heart rate: There is a difference between these drugs in the amount of arterial vasodilation. The Felodipine can be expected to dilate arteries more than ramipril and have more secondary heart rate increase associated with it. Likely you don't have a concern.
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