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Fast heart beat, insomnia, shortness of breath, anxiety, feeling weak while taking welbutrin. Is this normal?

Fast heart beat, insomnia, shortness of breath, anxiety, feeling weak while taking welbutrin. Is this normal?

Side effects: For wellbutrin (bupropion) do include insomnia and a few other nervous system symptoms. If you have only recently been started on the med and are feeling these symptoms, you should contact the prescribing doctor and inform them. ...Read more

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Alprazolam (Definition)

Alprazolam is a short acting benzodiazepine, it does not last long in the system . So when used regularly with multiple doses to treat anxiety, it is associated with inter-dose withdrawal, tolerance and a resulting increase level of baseline anxiety. So in anxiety clinics, we use it only in cases of " flight , dentist or other infrequent anxieties, ...Read more


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How can I slow down my heart rate after taking ecstasy?

How can I slow down my heart rate after taking ecstasy?

Don't do it: XTC or MDMA is a stimulant/ hallucinogen often adulterated with other stimulants. All can raise heart rate , blood pressure, and body temperature. If you find you have trouble not doing MDMA, seek help at a local drug treatment center or NA Meeting. ...Read more

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Heart beats fast and thumping after drinking alcohol, should I be concerned?

Heart beats fast and thumping after drinking alcohol, should I be concerned?

Possibly: What kind of alcohol? Wine, beer, spirits? How much alcohol? Are you taking any medications? Any health issues? Tannins in wine can cause heart rate changes. Bing drinking does adversely affect the heart. Too much alcohol can cause heart muscle disease. Discuss your drinking habits with your doctor to determine if any additional evaluations are necessary. ...Read more

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Is a racing heart dangerous when taking concerta?

Is a racing heart dangerous when taking concerta?

Need to Evaluate: Stimulant medicines can cause an increase in heart rate. For many people this is not a significant issue, but for some people it can be a concern. It would be worthwhile for you to contact your prescribing physician asap for further guidance. My recommendation would be to not continue the Concerta until this matter can be evaluated. ...Read more

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Why does my heart beat fast and flushing after drinking alcohol?

Why does my heart beat fast and flushing after drinking alcohol?

Are you Asian? : There is a condition due to inability to metabolize alcohol call alcohol flush syndrome. Around 30% of asian descend people have it. Associated with flush, erythema and tachycardia. ...Read more

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Heart was beating fast. Like every three beats i felt it take a fast pause then beat again three beats. No pain. Beats normal now, what could b cause?

Heart was beating fast. Like every three beats i felt it take a fast pause then beat again three beats. No pain. Beats normal now, what could b cause?

Good description: You are accurately describing a "regularly irregular" rhythm which is also called "trigeminy" if the skip is every 3rd beat, and "quadrigeminy" if it's every 4th. This can be of either atrial or ventricular origin. If it recurs, you should have a 24 hour recording of your heart rhythm (holter) to better characterize it. ...Read more

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Can taking antibiotics make my heart beat faster?

Can taking antibiotics make my heart beat faster?

Some: Some antibiotics can prolong the qt interval on the ECG and cause ventricular arrhythmia which can be felt as palpitations. Need more information on the antibiotics that you take. ...Read more

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Why is it after I drink alcohol my heart beats faster?

Why is it after I drink alcohol my heart beats faster?

Typical side-effect: Alcohol is well known for increasing the risk of heart arrhythmia (when the heart beats irregularly). If you are getting heart arrhythmia (such as a faster heart beat) after each alcohol consumption, you should probably either cut down or just stop drinking. The exact mechanism of why alcohol affects the heart is not fully understood but it may be both neural or dehydration induced. ...Read more

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Rapid heart beat, shortness of breath, heart defect as a child(but ok now). Should i stop strattera (atomoxetine)?

Rapid heart beat, shortness of breath, heart defect as a child(but ok now). Should i stop strattera (atomoxetine)?

Maybe?: Maybe, especially if the symptoms as you describe only arose since starting the straterra. Please discuss this with your prescribing physician. In my opinion and for the most part, no one should stop, start or change their medication regimen based on what is presented here on healthtap in 400 characters or less. Seems unwise at the least and even potentially dangerous. ...Read more

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Will taking adderrall 30 mg and verapamil 120 mg a day increase my resting heart rate and give me irregular heart beats?

Will taking adderrall 30 mg and verapamil 120 mg a day increase my resting heart rate and give me irregular heart beats?

Irregular heart beat: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a stimulant that's used for ADHD - so just like caffeine and other stimulants it can lead to irregular beats -- especially if the dose is too high for you. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is actually an amphetamine or 'speed' so you can understand why it might have that effect. Verapamil on the other hand is a calcium channel blocker and serves to ssslllooowww things down, so that should in some ways help ...Read more

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I experienced heart palpitations and a fast heart rate after taking a nasal decongestant (otrivine), is this normal?

I experienced heart palpitations and a fast heart rate after taking a nasal decongestant (otrivine), is this normal?

No: Here is reference from drugs.com:f any of the following side effects occur while taking xylometazoline nasal, check with your doctor or nurse as soon as possible: Blurred vision. dizziness. headache or light-headedness. hives. nausea. nervousness. pounding, irregular, or fast heartbeat. rash. ...Read more

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I get a fast heart rate when taking prednisone (90bpm) sometimes. Should I stop taking it?

I get a fast heart rate when taking prednisone (90bpm) sometimes. Should I stop taking it?

Medication: Actually 90 beats per minute is still within normal range. Please don't stop your medication unless you have discussed this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is a fast heartbeat normal after taking methylprednisolone?

Is a fast heartbeat normal after taking methylprednisolone?

Side-effects: Rapid heat rate or palpitations can be side-effects of methylprednisolone. Other more serious cardiac side-effects can occur but are much less common. ...Read more

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I workd out after a while a day ago and i feel shaky chest and strong heart beat dispite BP normal and HR normal. Why? Safe? I tak 10mg 2x inderal (propranolol) day

I workd out after a while a day ago and i feel shaky chest and strong heart beat dispite BP normal and HR normal. Why? Safe? I tak 10mg 2x inderal (propranolol) day

Shaky chest: It may simply reflect deconditioning in which case resuming regular exercise at a lower sustained intensity and slowly over several weeks increasing duration and intensity may resolve symptoms;if persistent get in person or Health Tap Concierge consult ...Read more

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Can anxiety stressed out make you have heart palpitations (skipped heart beats) hours after being worried or panicked out . Once took breath away?

Can anxiety stressed out make you have heart palpitations (skipped heart beats) hours after being worried or panicked out . Once took breath away?

Yes, it truly can: Anxiety can produce all types of symptoms, including physical ones like heart palpitations. Also there can be worry, panic, and overwhelming fear. Dry mouth; fast heart rate; rapid shallow breathing; dizziness; nausea; choking feelings; trembling; pins and needles sensation; etc. See your doctor for a medical evaluation; there are effective anxiety treatments with psychiatrists & therapists. ...Read more

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Can i take prednison with irregular heart beat?

Can i take prednison with irregular heart beat?

See your doctor : No see your doctor find out the cause of your irregular heart beat , if Prednisone is rx ed for some other condition speak to the doctor. Follow the advice. ...Read more

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Fast heart rate...my cardiology give me adalat (nifedipine) 30 mg what I noticed is medication makes my heart beat faster ..reach to 145 beats/min when just walk !

Fast heart rate...my cardiology give me adalat (nifedipine) 30 mg what I noticed is medication makes my heart beat faster ..reach to 145 beats/min when just walk !

Nifedipine: Hello and Welcome to HealthTap, yes it can cause rebound tachycardia. Heart rate of 145 b/min is high, please discuss with your cardiologist to change it to another class of medication for hypertension. I hope I have answered your question. If you are interested we can talk about it further via virtual consult. I would need other relavent information before making any relavent change. Thank you! ...Read more

Xanax (Definition)

Alprazolam is a short-acting benzodiazepine which is a kind of sleep-inducing drug ...Read more