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Should you monitor your heart rate when taking heart failure medication?

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Some drugs may alter your heart rate, so taking your pulse is very important.

SOURCES:

American Heart Association: "How Can I Live With Heart Failure?" and "Heart Failure Medications."

MedlinePlus: "Heart failure - Medicines."

Mayo Clinic: "Heart Failure."

 

 

 

Reviewed by James Beckerman on May 2, 2019

SOURCES:

American Heart Association: "How Can I Live With Heart Failure?" and "Heart Failure Medications."

MedlinePlus: "Heart failure - Medicines."

Mayo Clinic: "Heart Failure."

 

 

 

Reviewed by James Beckerman on May 2, 2019

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