Pacemaker and low resting heart rate but i have tachycardia

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Q: I am 31 years old and have a very low heart rate due to running and exercising all the time. its always in the 40's to 50's resting. I have been having tachycardia symptoms. Getting really hot and tired everytime it goes up to 115 to 120 beats per min. My doctor said he may have to give me med's to help with the tachycardia but can I take any meds like that due to my low resting heart rate or will we have to do something else like maybe a pacemaker

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