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Can Over The Counter Cold Medicine Cause A Rapid Heart Rate In A First Grader
Rapid heart rate: Decongestants can accelerate heart rate.Get a more detailed answer ›
Possible: If the cold medication contains a decongestant, the decongestant can elevate the heart rate. ...Read more
COLD MEDICINES: Have meds that can make your heart race. Several of them matter of fact. ...Read more
I'm getting sick, really bad head congestion. What over the counter cold remedies can I take? I'm on 25mg beta blocker and 120mg of CCB for heart rate.19?
Wow. Complex. TTYD.: You're rather young to be on 2 medications for your heart rate. I suspect you have a predisposition of some sort. Maybe Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome? That needs to be worked out before any advice is given. Use HealthTap Prime or talk to your doctor for advice. Most OTC cough/cold sprays & meds have phenylephrine which can cause your heart to race. Saline nasal sprays are safest. Good luck. ...Read more
It would: Probablyl not cause rapid heart rate. No reason for that. ...Read more
How fast is too fast for a heart rate while exercising for someone with tachycardia? Assuming non-smoker and no alcohol or drugs and otherwise healthy female in late teens to early twenties. Tachycardia started a week ago with no identified cause.
For Age 19, normal heart rate is 60 -100 beats/min.
Exercise and anxiety can cause Tachycardia.
Tachycardia starting a week ago at age 19 is likely due to sudden stress, such as fright with feeling of being overwhelmed or Anxiety.
See Physician for possible Diagnosis of Fever, Hyperthyroidism, Anemia, B.P. Medications effect, or heart condition.
See Psychiatrist for Stress Anxiety, Relaxation ...Read more
Having cold, sore throat and rapid heart rate since 2 days along with fatigue. Is rapid heart rate a cause of worry?
Is there anything over-the-counter that can be taken to prevent anxiety and very fast heart rate during a speech?
Why if B12 injections are given for "weightloss" did it cause a rapid heart rate and eating 3x more than normal to be satisfied?
You're right: B12 will not cause you to lose weight. Unfortunately, that is a common scam in some places, particularly here in south florida. In fact, there are efforts to curb that with laws in florida. There is no evidence that B12 actually leads to weight loss. The rapid heart rate may just be a reaction to the injection. If a steroid is included, then it will increase your appetite. ...Read more
Yes: Indigestion, or any cause of pain for that matter can cause an increased (rapid) heart rate. The mechanism for the rapid heart rate in indigestion relates to activation of the autonomic (sympathetic) nervous system. Common causes of indigestion that may increase the heart rate include peptic ulcer disease (with or without bleeding), gastritis and gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd). ...Read more
63 years old diabetic one kidney removed and rapid heart rate. Ggood EKG good stress test. What else could cause a rapid heart rate.
Can lack of sleep/anxiety cause a rapid heart rate and 'lighthead? ' I have been awake all night with palpitations/head zaps as I try to fall asleep.
I've had some strange palpitations and my BP when lying down is 120/68 BPM 70, when I stand my heart rate goes up to 135 BPM and my BP is 94/64 causes?
Bp change common:
Your blood pressure change while standing is common. The body must adjust to keep blood flowing to the brain with gravity, when you stand. Brief dizziness may occur, sometimes suggesting dehydration.
Need more info. On palpitations to better understand their relationship or cause. For example, skipped beats, beating out of rhythm, rapid heart beat, chaotic irregular rhythm, hard beats? ...Read more
Coffee?: Sudden runs of rapid heartbeat that may take your breath away is supraventricular tachycardia. If you are sleeping poorly and have svt, my first concern is too much caffeine. If your heart simply seems fast and you are not sleeping well, the cause may be anything from anxiety (which you recognize) to something more troublesome. More than 2 weeks, physician's office visit is in order. Good luck. ...Read more
Possible: The decongestant can elevate the heart rate. ...Read more
Heart rate: In general no. Having said that one can always postulate a mechanism. ...Read more
I noticed short (1s) heart rate squizzes (not palpitations) followed by face flushing, hot feelings and sweatings. What can cause this?
Arrhythmia: Premature beats can cause theses sensations ; go see a physician & get examined and tested to a specific diagnosis & possible treatment ...Read more
Yes, any "D" drug: The "d" in claritin-d, or Mucinex (guaifenesin) - d and others, all stand for decongestant. Decongestants are medications that stimulate the adrenaline system and can cause higher blood pressure and heart rate. While not bad for short time, may cause problems if used chronically. Check with your dr. If you have high blood pressure or heart rhythm problems before using these medications. ...Read more
Panic: You are flooded with adrenaline, which would normally occur in fight or flight stress responses, when you are faced with life or death emergencies. This activates nerves supplying muscles in heart and elsewhere. If the heart muscles blood supply is compromised, pain or even angina can occur. But initially, the lactate from metabolism of glycogen as an energy supply can cause muscle pain. ...Read more
Could obesity itself cause constant tachycardia (fast heart rate, even resting), heart flutters, and palpitations?
What are the causes of tachycardia and low blood pressure? I.e 88/58 mm Hg and heart rate 110 bpm
The most common cause of combined low blood pressure and high heart rate would be dehydration. Anemia could also cause a higher heart rate, but not likely the low BP.
Other less common causes might include hemorrhage or significant blood loss, abnormal magnesium or potassium levels. It is normal for the heart to beat faster when the blood pressure drops. ...Read more
Electrolytes: In addition to causing hypovolemia, many diuretics can also deplete important electrolytes that keep your heart rate steady. Very low levels of potassium and magnesium, especially, can be dangerous. Talk to the diuretic prescriber about checking and replacing your electrolyte levels, while using diuretics. ...Read more
If a medication caused bad side effecrs such as increased heart rate, chest pain, and palpitations. Once you stop taking it will you be ok?
Side effect: Yes. It would improve after the medication is completely metabolized. ...Read more
Can sinus tachycardia cause heart to race even though the heart rate is normal? What should I do for something like this? I am on no meds for this.
Sinus tachycardia is defined as a heart rate greater than 100 beats per minute. Depending on the degree of tachycardia and the individual patient, one may feel their heart racing.
Sinus tachycardia is normal and expected with exertion, sickness, or excitement.
Sinus tachycardia is not normal when resting comfortably without any associated condition. If resting HR is elevated, likely needs eval. ...Read more
Experiencing rapid heart rate from a simple walk. I'm normally athletic. So far all heart tests came back fine. What else could cause this suddenly?
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