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Are there side effects associated with beta blockers?

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Dr. Mark Rasak
Cardiology 33 years experience
Yes: Not everyone gets these and they are usually dose dependant. Fatigue, dizzy, depression, impotence, bronchospasm to name a few.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

What are the effects of beta-blockers?

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Dr. Mark Rasak
Cardiology 33 years experience
Usually dose depend: Beta blockers lower blood pressure and slow heart rate.Side effect can be dizzy, fatigue, impotence, depression, wheezing , to name a few.
A 34-year-old member asked:

Beta blocker side effects?

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Dr. Mazin Albert
Dr. Mazin Albertanswered
General Practice 10 years experience
Side effects: Side effects of beta-blockers include: sexual dysfunction in males, HDL reduction, increased triglycerides, bronchoconstriction if non-selective beta-blocker leading to shortness of breath, bradycardia, hypotension, heart block, fatigue, and dizziness. Many also experience rapid fatigue with exercise until their body has adapted to the medicine.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Good coverage, Mazin.
Jun 12, 2012
Dr. Mazin Albert
Dr. Mazin Albert commented
General Practice 10 years experience
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Thank you Dr. Lewis!
Jun 12, 2012

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