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Atenolol And Lowered Heart Rate
Not exactly: Your heart rate tends to fall lower, than resting, when you are sleeping. You may also be prone to faster heart rates, during different stages of sleep or dreaming. It's not unusual for someones, otherwise healthy, heart to go slower when you are asleep. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Atenolol is a relatively long-acting (24 hours) beta-blocker. Beta-blockers as a group of medications calm or slow the heart rate down. They stop the swings in hr from stress or nerves. If someone is on a good dose of a beta-blocker and are startled, the medication suppresses the pounding of your heart. It also won't allow the hr to climb with exercise. It's used to ...Read more
Heart rate: The normal range of resting heart rate is considered 60-100, but many people have lower heart rates than that and are in good health. Physical fitness like running, cycling, swimming often leads to lower hr and some people are normal even in the 40's range. If you have high bp, some meds lower the hr, such as beta blockers. ...Read more
Theoretically yes.: Because its mechanism of action involves both Dopamine and serotonin, there could be an affect upon blood pressure and heart rate, and there have been reports of palpitations in patients on buspar (buspirone). However, the cardiovascular effects have been judged to be not serious. In a given individual, were one to note symptoms, they should be assessed by ones doctor. ...Read more
Help needed: It is common for heart rate to increase when blood pressure falls. This combination can have a variety of causes. It may rise from dehydration (from protracted vomiting and diarrhea); low blood volume (internal bleeding), or adrenal hormone deficiency. Fatigue may result from the low blood pressure. ...Read more
Symptoms: Hyperthyroid comes to mind but the symptoms listed could be many things. ...Read more
What prescription (besides beta blockers)specifically decreases heart rate and pressure for hbp patients?
Clonidine 0.1 mg or propranolol 10mg to help resting heart rate come down? My heart rate is usually 105-120 and blood pressure normal to slightly low.
Beta blockers better: It sounds as if you may have a condition called inappropriate sinus tachycardia. This may be confirmed by your physician. It is best treated with beta blockers or calcium channel blockers. Ablation may also be an option. I would avoid Clonidine due to side effects. ...Read more
BuSpar (buspirone): Can do either, but this is uncommon. ( reported in less than 1% of people who take it. ). There is a risk of elevated BP with concomitant use of MAO inhibitors. Do not take with grapefruit juice made from the rind. This can lead to toxic blood levels. ...Read more
Just minimally: Lisinopril and related drugs (ace/arbs) minimally lower heart rate (just 2-3 points on average), more only if the potassium goes up excessively. Other BP meds that lower heart rate more include beta-blockers, clonidine, and sometimes Diltiazem verapamil. Rates of 60 and above usually are ok, . ...Read more
Taking betapace (sotalol). Would a different betablocker be better in controlling spikes in heart rate and blood pressure from anxiety attacks? Tremors too?
If you are calming heart rate while checking blood pressure, do heart rate and blood pressure affect each other?
If someone with 120/80 BP and 60 heart rate is given small dose beta blockers for migraine will it lower BP and heart rate too much?
Yes and it is not a: At any age in general. This is an issue that needs to be evaluated and treated and not placed on the back burner. ...Read more