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Clarksville, TN
A 18-year-old male asked:

I'm 19 years old and take 20 mg propranolol for anxiety. my resting heart rate is around 55. could this medication cause heart block?

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Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 44 years experience
It is highly: unlikely that you will develop heart block at 19 years old regardless of the dose of propranolol. A heart rate of 55 BPM at rest is completely acceptable. Stop worrying.
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