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Should I take beta blocker for mitral valve prolapse if normal blood pressure?

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Dr. Jeffrey Berman
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Probably not

Most patients with mitral valve prolapse (mvp) do not need beta blockers.
In a few, there may be symptoms such as palpitations or chest pain which may improve with beta blockers, but the need should be determined based on the specific patient's history and testing with a stress test or holter monitor. Taking beta blockers just because one is diagnosed with mvp is not recommended.

In brief: Probably not

Most patients with mitral valve prolapse (mvp) do not need beta blockers.
In a few, there may be symptoms such as palpitations or chest pain which may improve with beta blockers, but the need should be determined based on the specific patient's history and testing with a stress test or holter monitor. Taking beta blockers just because one is diagnosed with mvp is not recommended.
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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Not necessarily

Beta blockers are commonly tried to relieve symptoms of palpitations or chest pain in those with mitral valve prolapse.
If you have no symptoms, the medication is not indicated.

In brief: Not necessarily

Beta blockers are commonly tried to relieve symptoms of palpitations or chest pain in those with mitral valve prolapse.
If you have no symptoms, the medication is not indicated.
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