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Having high Pulse Rate but normal blood pressure. What can cause this?

High Pulse Rate but normal blood pressure. What can cause this? My Dad is on blood pressure meds. His blood pressure is OK (125/80) but he has been experiencing a high pulse (about 85-90) What could cause this. ( He has been taking 2 500mgs of acetametaphin about 2 -3 times /day in the past 1-2 weeks)
Asked On : Tue, 2 Feb 2010
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Hi.. Pulse rate would increase in some of the physiological condition such as physical exercise, anxiety, stress.. The other pathological cause for high pulse rate are anaemia, infection, fever, cardiac palpitation, hyperthyroidism, certain medical drugs and so on.. If you meant acetaminophen, which is a drug given to reduce fever, may be it is the fever and the infection that might have cause high pulse rate..

Answered: Tue, 2 Feb 2010
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