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Tired after I had a Pulmonary Embolism (PE)
Beta blockers certainly may have an effect, but it can also be caused by damage to your heart & lungs. Do you have any trouble breathing and/or do your legs swell a lot during the day?
In order to provide you with a useful answer, I'd want to know what your heart function is. The best way to do this is with a cardiac ECHO:
If you had a large PE, it may have caused a condition called pulmonary hypertension and heart failure:
All of this would become clear with an ECHO.
Hope this helps, come back if you have more information about your heart.
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