A 19-year-old female asked:
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im taking bisoprolol 2.5 mg 3 times within 24 hr periods for svt. however my heart rate is 110bpm still when i have it checked. is there any other medications which are better at reducing heart rate?

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Titration: Call your physician: your normal pulse should be 60-100/min. Your dose of type of beta blocker might have to be adjusted. Keep a journal and measure your pulse 4 time daily: A.M., P..M., evening and bedtime: this will help both you and your physician.
Answered on Jan 16, 2015
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