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A 22-year-old male asked:

I take bystolic (nebivolol) 2.5 mg for svt. recently, i have learned that beta blockers can cause cardiac arrest. is it worth the risk for a benign condition?

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Dr. Harinder Gill
Cardiology 41 years experience
Beta blockade: In patients with conduction system disease characterized by interrupted signal transmission beta blocker can exacerbate the condition; the prescribing physician should know and have evaluated this.
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