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Does Atenolol cause low heart rate?

Posted 1 May 2014 by jfinc2 2 answers

Cardiologist prescribed Atenolol for constant Pcvs. However my heart rate is typically between 30-40 which I was told was caused by PCVS. Just wondering if this is really a safe option and how this could possibly help.

For how long a patient has to take Brilinta?

Posted 22 Feb 2018 by Elzebir52 1 answer

Some cardiologists say it can be discontinue after 6 months as long as the patient can take baby aspirin instead. Others say that the endothelial coating in a stent takes 3 months so why wait one year? Does anyone has heard something different? My husband started Brilinta on Sept 2017 and has been ...

The difference between ecotrin arthritis cardiologist aspirins?

Posted 15 days ago by kenjoken 0 answers

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How many are heart patients and can't take the blue pill?

Posted 26 Mar 2018 by Mikesteel58 0 answers

My cardiologist said I can't take anything for ED because I take a nitrate. I am very depressed and am having trouble dealing with this.

Carvedilol - Once you start taking Coreg, do you ever come off of it, or is it for life?

Posted 27 Feb 2018 by Rio hall 0 answers

I've been diagnosed with WPW and was given a prescription for Coreg. My EF is 40-45 at the moment. I'm hesitant to take it because I've yet to see a cardiologists and It seems to be a serious drug. I would like to know, is this a "lifer" drug or is it something that you can ...

MRI vs echocardiogram?

Posted 29 Jan 2018 by Cardioquest 0 answers

Hello, I am confused because I had an echocardiogram at my cardiologist's office, which placed my EF at 45, then a couple of months later, I had an MRI at a hospital lab, which placed my EF at 28. Finally, about a month later I had another echo, again at my cardiologist's office, which ...

Should I take this furosemide with so many side effect?

Posted 23 Jan 2018 by NannyBet 0 answers

I am new to this medication and wonder if its side effects could cause more problems. I wonder if I would be better to avoid it, It is a new Cardiologist who is putting me on this med. I had a heart attack 25 years ago and have a heart valve that leaks. Is this med. really necessary. I do not have ...

Do I need to take a blood thinner for A-Fib and taking verapamil?

Posted 1 Nov 2017 by 9cloud 1 answer

Taking 120 mg verapamil- one cardiologist said to wait to see if verapamil works before starting blood thinner another one wants to start it now

Prosthetic Heart Valves - Mechanical Valves - I heard a report from a cardiologist on either Fox?

Posted 29 Oct 2017 by frankp105 1 answer

... News or CNN about the risks of taking an oral Potassium pill if you have an artificial heart valve because they may not dissolve completely and therefore sticks to the valve causing problems. Niacin is better. I can not find any further information. Can you please clarify this? This was either ...

Had a pacemaker and a stent put in about 18 months ago. Taking Plavix 75 mg daily?

Posted 3 Sep 2017 by DavidSilverman 1 answer

I received conflicting instructions from two of my cardiologists - One said I will need to take Plavix for the rest of my life And the other said I should Not take it any more. I'm 79. Which is correct? .

Brand name Exforge versus generic amlodipine/valsartan 5/160?

Posted 7 Aug 2017 by wazoo26 0 answers

Cardiologist originally prescribed brand name Exforge 5/160 (geriatric female) in 2013. Took brand name until 2016 then pharmacy switched to generic amlodipine/valsartan 5/160. Began having issues with tachycardia and bradycardia (24) shortly thereafter. Anyone know if there have been any ...

Verapamil - How long before verapamil 120MR is effective?

Posted 28 Jun 2017 by SueDeal 0 answers

I had a catheter ablation 1 month ago for arrhythmia. I also have angina. My cardiologist has just changed my medication from a twice daily beta blocker to verapamil 120 MR taken once daily. My palpitations have returned with a vengeance also a horrid thumping feeling! I am only on day two of ...

Xarelto - If I have a procedure such as ablation to help my afib what concerns should I have?

Posted 14 Jul 2017 by Scotty42 0 answers

My doctor told me I might need to have a ablation to help with Afib. As the drug pamphlet says that stopping Xarelto cold is not a good idea, so what should I do? My cardiologist said I would have to stop any blood thinners. I just had my first visit with him and he seems very knowledgeable and I ...

Is it possible to outgrow W-P-W?

Posted 16 Jun 2017 by rianne930 0 answers

Hi, my son was born with WPW and was rechecked at 3 years by a cardiologist. He was not very cooperative during the EKG but the reading came back that he had outgrown WPW. He is now 13 and has never had any symptoms from what I know. I did check him with my home blood pressure cuff just for fun and ...

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