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Lisinopril Rapid Heart Rate
No: There is no direct correlation or effect of an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor with low heart rate. ...Read more
Can lisinopril have the benefit of lowering a heart rate even though it may not be as effective as a beta blocker?
Unlikely: As you mentioned, beta blockers lower heart rate. Ace inhibitors such as Lisinopril do not possess that property. ...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
Just had my Lisinopril hctz upped from 10/12.5 to 20/12.5 and experiencing fast heart rate...85 sitting 110-125 doing house cleaning. Is this normal?
Increased heart rate: Suspect you BP went down and the body is adjusting to it. What is BP sitting and standing? ...Read more
I have recently been diagnosed with high blood pressure and just woke with a heart rate of 120 should I be concerned? I have been taking lisinopril for 3 days
No.: A heart rate of 120 is not unusual or worrisome per se. It can be a normal response to various things, such as exercise, pain, fever or anxiety. If it resolves on its own, within a few minutes then you need not worry about it. However, if it persists for hours or if you are having symptoms such as trouble breathing or chest pain etc., then it should be evaluated. ...Read more
I am on a low dose of lisinopril and my heart rate gets down to 34bmp. I wear a fitbit to monitor and I have bradycardia. Is this safe for me to take?
Odd issue: I can't see that the Lisinopril would effect your heart rate at all. Regardless, either your fitbit is not picking up an accurate heart rate or you have a real problem. Call your doc now & discuss the situation. ...Read more
I am an a-fib patient currently in normal sinus rhythm taking fleccanide, toprol, and lisinopril. Now elevated heart rate up to 112. Blood sugar 339.
What causes your heart rate to go up when laying down but stays normal when sitting/standing? History: htn & pcos provera (medroxyprogesterone) & lisinopril hctz
Bp at 114/72 on lisinopril-hctz, bupropion, pain med. Having fast heart rate, dizzy, lightheaded, weak, vomiting (daily), nausea...Whats wrong? :- (
Cant find blood preesure meds to agree took toprol (metoprolol) xl, cardizem, lisinpril getting frustrated taking 5mg Norvasc but it cause heart rate to raise, ?
Agree with what?:
Are you having drug interactions? What other side effects?
Many people who can find no class of medication to treat their problem, often are not experiencing side effects of the medication, but anticipation of trouble as result of anxiety. Ace inhibitors (lisinopril) are very well tolerated, but if side effect, arb is good option. Norvasc (amlodipine) (dhp-ccb) is also well tolerated, with few side effects. ...Read more
How old is your baby: A heart rate of 160 can be perfectly normal in a newborn baby and with activity or fever in babies up to several months of age, so it all depends on how old your baby is and whether there have been changes in the baby's appetite or degree of alertness. Consult your pediatrician if your baby is otherwise happy playful and eating well or have him checked asap in an er if he is not stable. ...Read more
A number of things: It many be that your heart rate increases from factors as simple as drinking too much coffee, or simply being tired or anxious. In some people, a conduction variation in the heart will suddenly bump the rate up. If you have shortness of breath, faintness, dizziness, lightheadedness, or chest/jaw/shoulder pain, get to the ER or call 911. ...Read more
Symptoms: Get checked out to be sure what's going on. ...Read more
Can be: Caffiene containing beverages can produce rapid heart rate. If in excess it cam also produce tremors. Green tea is more prone for these symptoms. ...Read more
Klonipin and Heart: Yes, but this is not a good drug to use on a regular basis for these heart issues. I have never met a cardiologist who would use this as a regular treatment for this heart condition. There are more effective medications with less side effects. ...Read more
Depends on situation: First you must define rapid, as an infant may normally run rates of 90-180/min in various states of activity. If the rate is high for the activity, you identify the reason for a rapid rate and fix it. For dehydration you give fluids, for fever you reduce the fever. For infection you treat the infection. For a heart related issue, you must identify the problem to treat it. ...Read more
Above 100: Sinus tachycardia is heart rhythm originating from the sinoatrial node, defined as a rate greater than 100 beats/min in an average adult. The normal resting heart rate in the average adult ranges from 60–100 beats/min. In some individuals can go up to 130 beats/min. Supraventricular tachycardia at least 100 beats a minute and may reach 300 beats a minute. ECG usually helps differentiate. ...Read more
Can be: Rapid heart rate is definitely one of the constellation of symptoms of untreated heart failure. As the heart weakens, the only mechanism for it to maintain its output is to increase the rate, the feedback mechanisms in the body which dictate more cardiac output lead to the increased heart rate. ...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
Not exactly: Not like a sore thumb! But if you have coronary artery disease, it's conceivable that rapid heart rate could precipitate angina - usually not described as being sore but as feeling heavy and associated with difficulty breathing. The real question is: why is your heart rate "rapid for many hours? " you should be checked out. ...Read more
100 to >200: Definition of VT is rate 100 or higher and origin from bottom chamber, R or L. Rate of VT depends on the reason for VT, level of adrenaline, stresses on heart such as blocked artery, etc. Slow VT would be closer to low 100's and fast VT closer to 160-200. There are other types of tachycardia coming from upper chambers and the middle of the heart, AV node ...Read more
Tachycardia: Technically that is resting hr. Elevated hr with exercise would be appropriate compensatory tachycardia. Relative tachycardia can be found in patients with resting heart rate that is low and elevation by about 30 BPM above that. Not really tachycardia but behaves like it in person in that situation. ...Read more
Heart rate: Not bad, I think i'll steal that one. ...Read more
CHF: Yes rapid heart rate goes with chf. ...Read more
It's OK: Your heart rate might rise when standing up after a meal and this is most often a normal response. It may also rise if you are a little dehydrated and improve once you rehydrate properly. ...Read more
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