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North Little Rock, AR
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Is it safe to take my beta blocker at night? i have pots and my doctor had instructed me to twice per day, but i'm worried

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Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Pots: Pots can cause symptomatic tachycardia and near syncope/syncope upon standing. Beta blockers which are shorter acting can last 8-12 hours while the longer acting last 18-24 hours. If your doctor has prescribed a twice a,day beta blocker skipping a Des puts you at risk for symptomatic tachycardia
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