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A 24-year-old male asked:

Every morning after break fast i take metoprolol 12.5mg after 20min i get palpitations or fast heart rise for hour? why?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
Emergency Medicine 46 years experience
It would be hard to correlate the two (what was your heart rate ?) since Metoprolol slows the heat rate. However, the dose you're taking is so low that it is essentially non-effective.
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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
hmm . Should slow heart. Check BP before and after taking and let dr know what it does.
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Last updated Mar 26, 2021

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