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At 71 on Eliquis. Can I use any anti inflammatories?

Posted 3 May 2017 by Luigi71 1 answer

..inflammatory arthritis as well as A Fib and pacemaker for Sick Sinus Syndrome.

Atenolol - I am currently on metoprolol,25 mg. I am 86 years old and have a pacemaker for afib?

Posted 5 Jan 2018 by HSTINGEL 0 answers

as well as diverticulosis,(2 episodes in ten years)I get tired in the PM,would I be better off taking atenolol at same dosage?I had a heart attack 1n 1999.I also take simvastatin, metoprolol and,finasteride for BHP.I have problems sleeping,but am borderline apnea.Also 5'10'',weigh ...

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? .

Needing your testimonials on the gastric pacemaker. I am considering this as an option to treat my..

Posted 28 Aug 2017 by kholm1218 0 answers

... GP. Are there any contraindications to this and what can I expect?

Do I need a pacemaker?

Posted 19 Aug 2017 by Kenh0617 0 answers

I am 75. I run 5 miles twice a week. I do a heavy gym workout twice a week (bench presses, curls, leg presses, etc approx 2 hours). I also bicycle ride once a week approx 50 miles. Sitting pulse approx 45.

Which is safer, Flecainide or amiodarone?

Posted 2 May 2017 by Val di 0 answers

I am going in for a pacemaker defibrillator implant tomorrow. I have a fib, some v tach, tachy brady syndrome and about 35,000 multifocal pvc's a day. My doctor is suggesting these drugs... which do you think is safer?

Cialis - What about side effects for a man with a pacemaker & A-Fib?

Posted 10 Dec 2014 by derkinder 4 answers

Doctor says low dosage cialis is OK for otherwise healthy 80 yr old with mild A-Fib and a pacemaker, but I wonder if others in similar circumstances have had positive results with the drug for BPH as well as ED. Someone here mentioned irregular heartbeats after starting this medication.

How long is recovery after pacemaker and ablation a month later?

Posted 5 May 2017 by ragsgolf 0 answers

March 26 was pacemaker; then ablation on April 20th. Fortunately my Afib seems controlled and the pm is keeping my heart rate no lower than 60. However, doing any one little thing like shopping for bedding plants or coiling a hose tires me out. Also I have a sporadic deep cough which comes and ...

I just had a pacemaker implanted in November 2016. I have not felt the same since then. I feel?

Posted 15 Apr 2017 by asporing 0 answers

... like I am not whole, and I don't know what i can do anymore . What my limits are? I am still suffering doubts about myself and my health. Has anyone else experienced this?

Can dill pickles be causing my potassium to get too low?

Posted 24 Jan 2017 by trout6565 1 answer

My husband is in heart failure. After a 7 day in hospital he received a defibralator/pacemaker combo. Normally an in and out procedure. We are still here as his phosphorus and potassium levels keep depleting. He is craving the old style brine dill pickles and friends and family have persuaded me to ...

Cyproheptadine - is this safe to use with my heart meds,etc I have a pacemaker and defibbrilater,?

Posted 1 Mar 2017 by Baker85342 0 answers

... would that be ok I am not hungry, have to force myself to eat. I know I have to eat to stay alive and be healthy

I had a pacemaker-defibrillator implant in Dec 2016 how long before you feel normal again? Does?

Posted 5 Feb 2017 by Janellemc 0 answers

... the feeling of the implant ever go away.. it is so noticable to me, i hardly think of anything else. When it was implanted , , there was a tear in the heart membrane so they did not put the third lead in. I have to go back to have that done later. Now it makes me more fearful than the first ...

Has anyone with heart failure used Prozac successfully for anxiety and depression?

Posted 3 Dec 2016 by I am unhappy 1 answer

I am a 64 years old female who had mitral valve replacement as well as a pacemaker surgery in March 2016. Most days I am depressed and anxious about dying and getting a heart valve infection. I used to be depressed before the surgery as well as anxious but it has worsen. I feel listless. I had been ...

Why are doses of warfarin increased if a persons INR registers 2.8. ???

Posted 9 Oct 2016 by Vigurska 1 answer

My mom(87) is on warfarin 2.5 daily and, 5 one day a week. It was pretty regular at that.then a pacemaker was put in and the numbers were up and down.she had a 1.8and was increase to5 for about 3days and, 2.5 for two days. Now the reading is 2.8 and she was increased to 5 mg for 6 days and 2.5 one ...

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