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A 24-year-old male asked:

Why dont u give metoprolol if u have hr under 60? i have low resting hr but a nervsyst. that makes hr and bloodpressure react extreme with actvity!!!

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Dr. Tamara Lyday
16 years experience
Side effects: If your heart rate falls too low it can lead to fainting. Metoprolol is usually reserved for people who have heart issues that need a stable heart rate.
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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Beta blocker: normal heart rate is 60-100 bpm. Metoprolol would loer heart rate under 60 and could cause side effects.
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Last updated Sep 26, 2016

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