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Could hydroxyurea raise your pulse rate?

Could hydroxyurea raise your pulse rate?

Possibly: High pulse rate (tachycardia) is not reported as a common side effect of hydroxyurea, but if your red blood cell count drops as a side effect, your heart rate may increase in order to increase the oxygen delivery to your tissues. ...Read more

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Heart Rate (Definition)

Heart rate is a measurement of the number of times a person's heart beats in one minute. Normal heart rates vary with a person's age and with excitement and exercise. Abnormal heart rates are too slow, too fast, and/or irregular (too much ...Read more


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can male enhancement drugs with Testosterone (ZYTENZ) raise pulse rate?

 can male enhancement drugs with Testosterone (ZYTENZ) raise pulse rate?

Unknown: Most of the "male enhancement drugs" are not FDA approved and the risks are not well known. There is a new cardiovascular warning for testosterone that may impact the heart ...Read more

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Can benedryl raise a five yr olds heart rate her pulse is about 115?

Can benedryl raise a five yr olds heart rate her pulse is about 115?

Don't see it happen: Lots of kids have used benadryl (diphenhydramine). Haven't see kids get a high heart rate from it. A high heart rate usually happens with fever in children. The bronchodilators like albuterol (for wheezing) raise the heart rate, and the decongestants like sudafed can also do it. Being dehydrated, such as with vomiting or diarrhea, will raise one's heart rate. ...Read more

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I have dysautonomia, all day today my heart rate is ~56bpm & I have been cold, my skin has red/purple spots. This is the opposite of my usual. Any advice on how to regulate and raise my pulse/ temp?

I have dysautonomia, all day today my heart rate is ~56bpm & I have been cold, my skin has red/purple spots. This is the opposite of my usual. Any advice on how to regulate and raise my pulse/ temp?

56=ok: There's nothing wrong with a heart rate of 56 - don't try to change it. I suggest you wear warmer clothing - it will make you more comfortable, probably will make the red/purple spots go away, is free/inexpensive, has no side effects, and won't interact with your other meds. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what is the importance of pulse rate of heart?

Could you tell me what is the importance of pulse rate of heart?

It is vital: Pulse rate is a major determinant of the rate of blood flow through the body. An abnormal pulse is an important sign that something wrong might be happening (taken into the context of symptoms, other vital signs, trends, etc). ...Read more

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My pulse rate is normally at 120 and I get chest pains frequently could there be a problem ?

My pulse rate is normally at 120 and I get chest pains frequently  could there be a problem ?

Yes, See Your Doctor: Yes, see your doctor as soon as possible. If you are having chest pains, problems breathing, chills, sweats, dizziness, etc., go to the emergency room now. ...Read more

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