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White Sulphur Springs, WV
A 28-year-old male asked:

Resting heart rate has been anywhere between 100-135. doctor prescribed atenolol 25mg. about how many point will that lower it?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
53 years experience
Heart rate: Everyone responds to beta blockade as fits their personal physiology. Some people might get a lot of slowing and others less or none. You will know pretty much the maximum slowing by 4-5 days on the 25mg a day of atenolol. If it isn't enough, the 25mg is a low dose.
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