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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Does powdered hawthorn berry interact with amiodarone?

Posted 30 Aug 2016 by Chargo 1 answer

I want to check herbs to lower my BP, especially systolic and have read about powdered hawthorn berry used to make a mix with cinnamon, raw honey and cocoa powder. I had a pacemaker installed in January and have atherosclerosis. My dr put me on Amiodarone. So far the pm and amiodarone seem to be ...

Anyone have lead penetrate wall when first having pacemaker installed? Your recovery story?

Posted 6 Sep 2016 by Fish Buddy 0 answers

4 weeks of recovering and still not feeling good

Losartan can = Heart Block can = needing a pace maker?

Posted 30 Jul 2016 by Nanster59 0 answers

I took Losartan for 3 wks in Oct 2015. I developed a heart block so I stopped taking it and my heart returned to normal in 5 days. Within the next 9 months, I had heart block again 3 times, but then I became symptomatic so I had to have a pace maker or risk sudden death or ??? Has anyone else had ...

Dofetilide - What is done to monitor drug effects as I travel out of the Country a lot?

Posted 8 Jul 2016 by Blackstone22 0 answers

I am 76 years old with pacemaker for low heart rate. Went into AF full time. Cannot take blood thinners due to minor lung condition which causes me to cough up blood when on thinners. This is due to some inflamed blood vessels. Atenolol and Fleckinide worked for 4 years. Still on Atenolol but off ...

Atenolol - Is it normally prescribed for pacemaker induced excessive heart rate (HR 131)?

Posted 16 Apr 2016 by Pamisha 0 answers

My new and excellently functioning pacemaker was recently readjusted, since when I have had dizzy spells, a gradually dropping blood pressure and a gradually rising heart rate. It went from a normal for me reading of 125/ 64/ 78 to 100/ 54/131 within 4 days . My pacemaker doctor refuses to reset ...

I had a pacemaker and a stent installed one year ago. At that time I was told that I must take Plav?

Posted 13 Mar 2016 by DavidSilverman 1 answer

Male, 77 years old. Prescribed: Clopidogrel and 100mg aspirin A.M. and one more aspirin P.M. A year has passed and I need testicular surgery. Urologist says I must stop anticoagulants for a week before and a week after surgery. Cardiologist who originally told me to take anticoagulants for only one ...

My dad has a number of problems. He is diabetic and he has high blood pressure?

Posted 31 Jan 2016 by exjunkie2002 2 answers

He also has diabetes, liver failure and a pacemaker. The thing is, he is in extreme pain. Can he take Naproxen 500mg, to avoid the long hours in the ER?

Atenolol - Can this drug cause heart blockage?

Posted 5 Feb 2016 by LeeWilson 2 answers

I was diagnosed with a complete blockage causing my HR to drop to 44 BPM. The doctor recommended a pacemaker that was installed as an emergence procedure. After this procedure I saw a cardiologist who said he felt my blockage was caused by too large of a dose (50MG) of ATENOLOL per day. Do you have ...

Odefsey Interaction with amiodarone?

Posted 9 Mar 2016 by sreed8 0 answers

What are the possible side effects when Odefsey is taken with amiodarone used for A-Fib condition with pacemaker?

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