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A 30-year-old male asked:

When i stand up , i get light headed all the time , i'm on 25 mg if antenolol for heart pvcs , pacs . what is causing this and is it serious issue?

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Dr. Govind Sharma
A Verified Doctoranswered
61 years experience
When I stand up: It may be due to hypotension, you may have to adjust the dosage of atenolol. Have your blood pressure checked while lying down sitting and standing. Good luck.
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