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A 60-year-old male asked:

My pulse has dropped from 72 at rest to 58 since i have been taking a beta blocker following an ablation for af is this ok?

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Dr. Lee Marcus
Cardiology 32 years experience
To be expected: Beta-blockers slow down the heart rate, so this is to be expected. As long as you are not dizzy, fainting, or excessively fatigued then there really is no need for concern.
Last updated Aug 11, 2015

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