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Dr. Anil
Dr. Anil, Doctor (MD)
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Experience:  M.B.B.S.M.D with over 30 years of experience in this medical field.
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I have a low pulse rate. It usually runs about 48 to 53.

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I have a low pulse rate. It usually runs about 48 to 53. Today it is 39. Should I be concerned?
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Customer: My blood pressure was 161/78. I am on LoSartan-hctz 100-25. I don't feel bad.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 1 year ago.


Your low pulse rate can be associated with high potassium levels due to your medication(Losartan-hctz 100-25.)

So your serum electrolytes and EKG should be done.

39 bpm pulse rate is considered low and your medication dosage should be adjusted.

Hope this helps.
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