my 19 year old daughter went to the gynecologist and upon doing her vitals her heart rate was 136, BP 110-60. The dr ordered a tyroid test and a 24 hour heart monitor. But put her on a Metoprolol tartrate 25 mg., She took her first pill today and said her rate went down to 70 bpm. I read that you can not just stop taking the meds cold turkey. I do not like the fact that she was put on a Beta Blocker without waiting till test results are in. She had been com paining of her heart rate feeling like it was to fast and some chest pain. This is her first year off in college. Could this just be anxiety? and is it normal to be put on a beta blocker before the test results are seen?
Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? aPlease type your query here...after being on betablockers for 3 weeks i have a bad evening when i thought i didnt want to be here anymore which is so out of character the next day i went to the doctor and she said it was a side effect and to stop taking them and it would take 2 weeks to come out of my system she said i should never had been given them by another doctor i was given them for high bloodpressure which is ok now it has been 5 weeks now and am just getting back to normal although i do get a couple of strange thought still i was 2 weeks in bed thinking i was going to die im back at work and living normally will the thoughts go eventually and is this down to the betablockers like my doctor told me im not a negative person and love my life and family mony thanks
I was on a beta blocker atenelol 25 mg for about 15 years but it stopped working so they gave me metropolol 50 mg that was working ok but I decided to start taking allergy pills for a grass allergy so I needed to be off my beta blocker, my doctor gave me Diltiazem it has been about 5 days and I m miserable with horrible sinus pressure and my ears ringing and I keep getting pains in my ears I was going to not take one tomorrow til my doctor can call me in something different on Monday. I also was reading stopping a beta blocker suddenly can be fatal is that correct? If I can t find any BP meds without side effects, I will forget my allergy pills and deal with my allergies to be back on my beta blocker
I take Venlafaxine (300mg), Atenolol (50mg), and Mobic (15mg) daily. I have been taking the Venlafaxine and Atenolol for months, and the Mobic for 2 weeks. I notice no interaction problems, but dugs.com says that Venlafaxine and Mobic can cause upper GI bleeding and Atenol and Mobic cause increased potassium levels. I take Atenolol primarily as a headache deterrent. I used to get headaches almost daily, but none since I started taking it. The Mobic is for my back (a pinched nerve) and so far Mobic has worked great for that.
can I drink alcohol while taking metoprolol with a diuretic?. The information I got with medication said not to drink alcohol while taking this med. I have been taking regular metoprolol for approx 3 years (for heart "skipping") , doctor added diuretic for mild hypertension (130-135 over 82 bp) I am 55 yo female approx 5'5" 190 lbs, in good health
My mum (79) demanded that she come off bisoprolol after taking for 3 years, as she felt she should not have been on it. The doctor agreed and she is now suffering with increased heart rate (120bpm) at times, but wont see a doctor. She suffers generally with her nerves and feels that going back on the bisoprolol again will calm her down. Is she just panicing or will the panic attack be because of coming off the bisoprolol? She also came off bumetanide at the same time, for the same reason (ie she felt she should never have been put on those tablets)
A 5 6 , 210 lb., 64-year-old male business executive had a physical exam prior to his retirement from corporate work. His blood pressure was 180/115 on three separate days. Further examination showed normal to low plasma renin activity, elevated total peripheral resistance (TPR), cardiac output (CO) of 7.2 L/min, x-ray evidence of left ventricular hypertrophy, retinal hemorrhages, and mild polyuria. Recommended therapy was weight reduction to his ideal level, a low-salt diet (
I have atrial fibrillation and a low pulse rate (45 - 55) when at rest. I can get it into the mid 90's when exercising. I'm 73 years old. My cardiologist wants to implant a pacemaker and is talking about using either Tikosyn (Dofetilide) or...
I was diagnosed with attrial flutters ( arrhythmia ) and the cardiologist did a cardio version and a subsequent EKG showed the condition was corrected. The doctor has me on Xarelto and a beta blocker . I feel fine and I am wondering if I can drink...