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Beta Blockers?!

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Fluffypoms Sat 20-Oct-12 20:21:47

Hey

Still struggling with palpitations Everyday curently on Propranolol

They make me feel tense and after taking a tablet I feel like my heart thuds
With a little fluttering too.

But when I take my pulse its normal?

Has anyone felt the same on these? Or have an idea of aa better beta blocker I might be able to switch too?

Thanks x

sashh Sun 21-Oct-12 04:25:16

Beta blockers don't just slow your heart rate they increase the stregnth of the contraction, so you are feeling that.

Fluffypoms Sun 21-Oct-12 10:49:32

Oh okay thank you that has put my mind at rest

RollerCola Mon 22-Oct-12 15:43:46

I took beta blockers for migraines for a while and felt the same. I could feel my heart beating and it did feel like palpitations. They didn't help the migraines and made me feel very down so I stopped them.

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