Bystolic for pots

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1217309 tn?1267053777 i went to the doctor today and he switched me Metroplol XR to Bystolic 5mg for my PVCs. I looked the medicine up as usual and it said on one of the websites not to take Bystolic if you have an irregular heartbeat(I know I shouldn't have been searching the internet) Does anyone have any exerience with this? Also he gave me Lexapro to help with that anxiety over these anyone had sucess with this, I heard it can be quite nasty. Thanks!
4703993 tn?1379771988 Any word from the doc? As for pots of a central origin, this is not a standardized diagnosis, and indeed sounds more descriptive than diagnostic in nature. Pots can be secondary to another diagnosis, and a few of those diagnoses might be considered central I suppose? I would need to double-check with a neuroscientist to find out if a preganglionic lesion would be considered central or how far "upstream" you'd need to be.
Avatar f tn I way put on something other then a beta blocker that did absolutly nothing. They put me on a medication called Bystolic that has worked wonders for me. It keeps my heart rate down and does not disturb my asthma. I am also on florinef for my OI and it has worked really well. Now i usually to very well unless i get sick with something else, which hapends a lot. i hope this helps.
Avatar f tn I also empty my medicine out in the open for it to receive air. For some reason it works better being exposed to the air for a few weeks. Sounds crazy but trust me it works and no I don't want to be on any drug forever. My question today is do any of you experience tingling in your hands, face, arms and legs? I am under doctor's care and at this moment I have no heart blockage. I feel sometimes like my body is two different pieces put together, especially if I get an attack or stressed.
Avatar m tn Have been off betas, toprol, bystolic, for 2 yrs and only on 0.5mg Xanax 4x/day (and full 1 mg under tongue during acute vtach/pre syncope episodes). Tried to go back on toprol this past month and have had 3 severe episodes in past 2 wks. Weaning of betas, the toprol does nothing to prevent NSVT episodes. Went to primary Dr today for neurology referral, he is great, esp since my newest EP is worthless.
Avatar f tn Like I was telling Jenn I did see a cardio a few years back for benign sinus tachycardia/POTS. They wanted me on Bystolic but I never took it. Here I am now dependent on atenolol, and it really does keep my HR between 75 - 95ish BPM. I tried to make a tiny, 12.5mg cut to it and had major rebound tachy and even panic attacks.
Avatar f tn Hi, I am a 28 yr old female, I had an ablation for AVNRT about 5 years ago and continue to have symptoms. My heart rate is usually around 140 and my blood pressure is usually 150/100. I take cardizem and bystolic but have not had any relief. My holter showed that I have episodes of a junctional rhythm that produce symptoms. I was hospitalized for 5 days not too long ago and my heart rate was sinus tach. at about 140-150.
Avatar n tn Beta blockers can be used to attenuate both SVTs and POTS ( postural orthostatic tachycardic syndrome). The midodrine can be used for POTS but is not very useful for SVTs. So you need to have a firm diagnosis before treatment can be successful, and it does not sound as if you have this. You have undergone tests, but these have not culminated in a diagnosis as far as I can tell. I suggest that you decrease your metoprolol dose to a point where you don't get dizzy when getting up slowly.
4703993 tn?1379771988 My electrophysiologist is having problems finding the right medication to treat my POTS and IST. I am currently on Midodrene for my blood pressure. For my heart we have tried Atenolol 12.5 (really small dose, but even with 10mg of Midodrene 3x a day my blood pressure would drop too low and the side effects were unbearable) .. so he concluded that I have a sensitivity to beta blockers.
Avatar f tn So I'm thinking this just doesn't happen for no reason. There's a problem somewhere. I went for a six month check up at cardio and they wanted to do a chest CT to check for calcium build up but thats been 6 months ago so if there was a problem with that I think I would know by now. Now when I get these episodes I get a intense hot flush and then I freak out check my bp and of course its highish last episode was 166/96 and heart rate was 140.
Avatar n tn BP-100/70 P- 100 IR (resting ) R-16. These proved not to work. About 2 years ago while working for a fire dept. I had another episode. While I was in full firegear I felt distress. When I entered the building I collapsed. The doctor then told me anxiety. But that I did have an elevated resting heart rate. In Dec. of 2008 I began experiencing frequent palpitations and high heart rates while at rest. A trip to my GP revealed sinus tachycardia with frequent PAC's.
Avatar m tn I will see my regular Doc this and I wonder if I should ask to try another beta blocker that I never try (tried almost all of them...) like the Coreg or the bystolic? Should I ask for more tests? Ask to try an Ace inhibitor ? I'm so tired to feel exhausted all the time...also I can't stand anymore those symptoms. Any kind of answer will be welcome -;) Thanks!
Avatar f tn One night I began to feel a lump sensation in my throat below my voice box and then a day later I was having hot feelings in my stomach, so my GP prescribed me Prilosec for GERD. Well I was feeling a little off going into the day I had my visit and when my vitals were taken my BP was 156/82 when it is normally 120/78 and my HR was 110 when it's normally in the 70s. Grant it...always get a little anxious going into the office but my vitals have never been that bad.
Avatar m tn I eventually discovered I had severe sleep apnea and that was the reason for the elevated pulse. I still take it today for my SVT but have backed off to 100mg./day in an attempt to better manage my SVT (which it seems to do). I appear to tolerate Metoprolol very well with little to no side effects now to physical activity, or my libido. Each type of of beta blocker comes with its own little set of side effects, and you may have to experiment to find which one is suits you best.
Avatar f tn so I'm guessing I had Sinus tachycardia during these episodes and not an arrhythmia ? Couldn't take BP for 10-15 min afterwards as the BP must have gone low enough to cause the presyncopes. I have been reading about IST ( My EP said that I have Inappopriate Sinus Tachycardia) and have found conflicting information about it. Can IST cause Presyncope/Syncope? Is this Neurocardiogenic Syncope (NCS)? Thank you!
Avatar m tn Your symptoms of exhaustion and tiredness could be due to the low ejection fraction. The basic cause for the diminished ejection fraction needs to be treated for the ejection fraction to improve. Ejection fraction can be improved by lifestyle changes, medications and procedures, such as the insertion of an implantable defibrillator (ICD) if indicated. Medications such as digoxin and beta blockers help to improve the pumping capacity of the heart.
Avatar f tn even midodrine 3x daily doesn't help for the bp drops. For me Toprol drops my bp like a rock and I've had to go to the ER and get a shot of something [brain fog] to level mine out. Since it runs in families is it arvd or lqts, something like that? How did they find out your sister had a problem?
Avatar f tn I have IST (and I'm guessing POTS) and I'm just wondering what would be the best course of action, I'm asthmatic so I cannot take beta blockers and calcium channel blockers only make me more fatigued, is a sinus node ablation the next step or what should I be looking for? Side note, I'm allergic to anti-inflamitorys too.
Avatar m tn 1 mg of Paxil send me to the ER and same for Lexapro, didn't had problem with both drugs before and took them for my anxiety for years. I'm on a high dose of clonazepam 7 mg day, I'm addicted and do a very slow tapering withdrawal... Will take years to get off the clonazepam. I also deal with many panic attacks every day, can't get out th house, can't stay alone, everything trigger heart related symptoms like tachycardia or chest pain, a loud sound, music, too much people's around me...
Avatar m tn Hi, Since a while I have some heart problems (POTS, dysautonomia, irregular heart rate aka tachycardia, low blood pressure OR high blood pressure). They are not well control by meds and my Cardio Doc seem to think it's only anxiety related with a physical deconditionning state and don'T offer a lot of support to me... A new symptom appear last february. I start having a pounding heart rate all the time even at rest.
Avatar f tn Doc had me on Bystolic and Lisinopril, for when it spikes high and won't come down, in 2mg doses until it's under control, but that usually causes me to plummet the next day or even in a few hours, to super, duper low and I have to get up and move around to keep it up. Most of the time, pulse is steady at 70-ish, but every now and then, I have orthostatic tachycardia, that will send me to well over 135 from doing nothing but standing up.
Avatar m tn (An open letter to Nerulogists) I am looking to engage in a dialogue with a Neurologist who has a particular interest in the interaction and behavior of the Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Nervous Systems. I am looking for anyone in the field who is willing to take the time to read my hypothesis (outlined below), and either assist me with further research or draw on their knowledge to highlight its flaws.
Avatar n tn Hi all, Sorry for the long 'history' - this is my first post on this board! : ) Been battling PVCs that I know of since 2007; suspected I've had them prior, but just didn't know what they were. Oh to be that ignorant again!! : ) Dx in 2007 from Cardio & EP was "benign, frequent PVCs" and that treatment would be worse than just living with them. So I went on my way, had some off & on, but this winter had a bunch & ended up in ER twice.
Avatar n tn There are others here that the high BP, fast heart rate and other symptoms, started after a virus, for some POTS patients it all starts from a viral infection, for me it all fit the bill! Good luck and let me know if you would like to talk more about this, you can email me thru my user name.
Avatar n tn Hello and thanks so much for all of your help! I am an 18 year old female college soccer player. I recently developed heart palpitations. These are very predictable, and come on when I minimally exert like climb the stairs or do a slight jog (it goes from 70 to 150 and higher with this) . I had a stress echo which revealed that the PR interval did the wrong thing as exercise increased (it either got longer or shorter..whichever is not normal, sorry I forgot!).
Avatar n tn I have been on a beta blocker now for 15 years. I've mostly taken Atenelol. I've also tried Bystolic which made me feel nervous and light headed. I now take propranalol 60 mg. It doesn't let my heart race but it makes me really tired. My heart tries to race and it does pound hard after every meal but instead of 120 bpm it is around 84. That isn't too high but it's a very hard beat that makes me feel nervous for no reason. I can never wait for it to be done.
Avatar n tn After ondergoing several test I was diagnosed (may 2009) with mild mitral valve prolapse with mild regurgitation. Since then I am on beta blockers, Nebivolol (Bystolic) for tachycardia. before that my resting heartrate was around 80/90. Now my heart rate is around 55-70. After two months of taking the med I am very happy beacuse I do not get the rapid heartrate anymore after eating and my high blood presure is also under control. My message to you is: Do not panic.
Avatar n tn Took beta blockers for a month, cleaned up my diet (I'd been drinking coffee/tea for a year), and amped up running. I'm off thebeta blockers now but still being plagued with these blasted palps. Lying down is the worst. I'm not stressed that I know of, but these palps have me extremely pissed off. Now I'm losing sleep over them. I'm not concerned about dying like I was in my early twenties. Just very upset.
Avatar n tn I have SOB and was diagnosed with Neurocardiogenic Syncopy POTS and had a heart ablation for an SVT (fast heart rate) of 250beats per min. Once I had the heart ablation, i still have have SOB but it is much better. I do get SOB still pretty severly after I drink alcohol or coffee. Write to me if you want to know more Sara Irvine, Pennsylvania PS, the breathing excercizes above are mostly to get your mind off of the problem. it very possibly will work.