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My heartbeat has speeded up today from its normal 70-75

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My heartbeat has speeded...

My heartbeat has speeded up today from its normal 70-75 beats to around 118. BO is normal at 118/78. I have a pacemaker.

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

Not yet - just happened today I take Flomax and BP medications.

Doctor's Assistant: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?

No allergies. Wait please

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Amlodolipe Besylate - 5 mg. Losartan Potassium 100 MG. Lisinopril-HCTZ10-12.5 MG. Flomax. I have been taking the set of medications for 10 years with no complications

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is it regular?

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