Conditions Category: BETA BLOCKERS

Potential side effects

They may reduce your heart rate and possibly your blood pressure, therefore you will be monitored whilst you are having these drugs introduced or increased. They can make you feel worse before they make you feel better, so hang in there, however if you are concerned, if your breathing worsens, or you are getting extremely […]

August 4, 2022

Why take them

Beta Blockers may be taken once or twice a day. Again these drugs are started very slowly and gradually increased. They make your heart beat stronger therefore increasing the flow of blood around your body.

August 4, 2022

What do they do

Beta Blockers are again a cornerstone therapy in the treatment of heart failure, their job is to make the heart beat slower but stronger, and can also be helpful with arrhythmias and angina symptoms.

August 4, 2022