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Dr. Stanley Berger
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Atenolol (Definition)

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


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I started experiencing heart palpitations after switching from Atacand (candesartan) to Lisinopril. Does Lisinopril 20mg cause heart palpitations?

I started experiencing heart palpitations after switching from Atacand (candesartan) to Lisinopril. Does Lisinopril 20mg cause heart palpitations?

Usually not: Heart palpitations are not one of the "common" adverse reactions caused by Lisinopril, but that does not mean Lisinopril never causes this reaction. Different people can react to medications in different ways. I recommend you letting your doctor know about your side effect and switch you to another medication. ...Read more

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Could Norvasc (amlodipine) cause heart attacks?

Could Norvasc (amlodipine) cause heart attacks?

Negative: It's routinely used in people recovering from a heart attack (as well as many others). ...Read more

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Benefits of the selective beta blocker toprol (metoprolol) for heart failure/ cardiomyopathy?

Benefits of the selective beta blocker toprol (metoprolol) for heart failure/ cardiomyopathy?

Reverses Ht Failure: Toprol xl (specifically that formulation, not metoprolol tartrate) and Carvedilol (generic or Coreg (carvedilol) brand name) have been shown in large, well controlled clinical trials to slow and sometimes reverse the damage of heart failure. They operate by blocking a malfunctioning feedback loop of hormones and signaling molecules, ultimately by blocking the effect of adrenaline on the heart. Good question! ...Read more

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Why do I have heart palpitations?

Why do I have heart palpitations?

Heart flutters: Heart palpitations could be caused by a physical or mental condition. You should get checked out by your local physician. If there is nothing wrong with your heart, you may be having panic attacks, for which there is effective treatment available. But first, don't take any chances with your heart. See a dr. ...Read more

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Heart palpitations am taking seroquel (quetiapine) 100mg?

Heart palpitations am taking seroquel (quetiapine) 100mg?

Possibly related: Please let your doctor know this. Seroquel (quetiapine) has sometimes led to an increased heart rate and irregular heart rhythms. ...Read more

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Does Lipitor (atorvastatin) cause rapid heartbeat?

Does Lipitor (atorvastatin) cause rapid heartbeat?

Not usually: Lipitor (atorvastatin) does not commonly affect the heart rate or rhythm. Rarely, patients are allergic… patients who take Lipitor (atorvastatin) may have other associated cardiac conditions that may themselves be the cause of the rapid heart beat. The best recommendation is to have an ekg done and perhaps wear a 24 hour cardiac (holter) monitor. That will help you and your doctor determine the cause of your rapid heart beat. ...Read more

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Does wellbutrin (bupropion) cause heart palpitations?

Does wellbutrin (bupropion) cause heart palpitations?

Sometimes: Palpitations are listed as a side effect of welbutrin occurring in up to 2 to 6% of people who are treated with that medication according to lexi-drugs a commonly used drug referrence. ...Read more

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Can the drug hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) cause heart palputations?

Can the drug hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) cause heart palputations?

Yes from diuretic: Yes, the Hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) has a diuretic which can effect postassium and other metabolic perameters in the blood. This can cause palpitations sometimes. ...Read more

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Is it normal while taking Lipitor (atorvastatin) for cholesterol to have anxiety and heart palps or atrial fibrillation?

Anxiety: If you have anxiety and take Lipitor (atorvastatin) it is common to have all the symptoms associated with anxiety, including palps and afib. It is not common for Lipitor (atorvastatin) to cause them. ...Read more

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Is Simvastatin 20mg contraindicated with taking atenolol 50mg?

Is Simvastatin 20mg contraindicated with taking atenolol 50mg?

NO: These two drugs are frequently used in combination. Just follow Dr"s instructions. ...Read more

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Taking metoprolol 25mg bid; lisinopril 10mg daily; clopidogrel 75mg dailyexperiencing chest pains and short of breath. Side effects?

Taking metoprolol 25mg bid; lisinopril 10mg daily; clopidogrel 75mg dailyexperiencing chest pains and short of breath. Side effects?

More info needed: I would be more concerned that your symptoms are from the underlying condition that you are taking the medications for. If your chest pain is continuing, i would suggest you be seen in the nearest emergency room to get it checked out. ...Read more

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Heart Palpitations (Definition)

Palpitations is the symptom, not the diagnosis. They are the 'abnormal awareness of the beating heart'. This can include the heart going to fast, too slow, too hard, irregularly, skipping a beat. The causes are varied eg electrical problems (both sinister and not sinister), extra beats (mostly harmless), anxiety, thyroid problem. If persistent or worrying then get checked for ...Read more


Dr. Katharine Cox
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Palpitation (Definition)

Palpitations are an awareness of extra heartbeats which most of us have. The sensation can be single or multiple and can sometimes last minutes. Different people may feel other symptoms along with them such as dizzy, lightheaded or short of breath. The palpitations are almost always atrial or ventricular premature beats. Usually benign but they are also ...Read more