A 17-year-old female asked:
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how high should my heart rate go during exercise on 20mg of beta blocker?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ask Ur cardiologist-: -2 B on the safe side. Usually it's around 150-160BPM above Ur resting pulse.it is important for U 2 use Ur brain & when U feel it's 2 fast or U get short of breath, slow down or stop & rest, take Ur pulse whenever this happens & report it 2 Ur cardio guy.
Answered on May 27, 2016

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