A 26-year-old male asked:
The day before yesterday my heart rate dropped to 40 bpm, yesterday i started feeling pressure on my chest and left arm discomfort?, could it be the beta blocker or should i run to the er for a heart attack.
3 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Cardiology 22 years experience
Heart disease: The hr dropping is likely related to the beta blocker. Chest pressure though could be a variety of things. Best bet is to either call your pcp or i f you are still experiencing ch est pressure seek further assistance from a urgent care orer.
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Thoracic Surgery 32 years experience
See your doctor: Given your age of 26 and being on a beta blocker you must already have a medical condition. Beta blockers can certainly lower heart rate, but i would advise further evaluation.
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Thoracic Surgery 40 years experience
Call your doctor: What is the reason you are on a beta blocker? You should see your doctor for a serious conversation about your medications.
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Last updated Jan 2, 2015
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