A 53-year-old member asked:
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do you know anything about heart palpitations and the use of flovent hfa or ventolin hfa?

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Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience Cardiology
Possibly related: These medications for asthma are used to dilate the airways. The can also, especially if used in higher doses, trigger palpitations in susceptible persons. The pathways that dilate the bronchial openings (known as beta pathways) can also act to excite the heart.
Answered on Jun 17, 2015
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