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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.

I started taking clonidine 0.1 mg tablet, in combination with Keflex, losartan, and hydrochloride

Posted 4 days ago by Winn44 0 answers

I have dizziness, a queasy feeling, belching, diarrhea, & gas. Taking Keflex for infection after pacemaker implant. What should I do. Feel that Keflex and clonidine are the problem.

Pacemaker change Brugada syndrome?

Posted 25 Apr 2018 by Mali313 0 answers

So I have a very rare heart condition called Brugada syndrome. If anyone out there has Brugada please respond. I have had a dual pacemaker/defibrillator for approximately nine years. It is time for a battery change. My concern is that the anesthesia used to put you down also causes Brugada patients ...

Bradyarrhythmia - What is third degree heart block?

Posted 21 Mar 2018 by markdnelkedmd 0 answers

I had bradycardia. Around 35 beats/min Doctor placed a pacemaker. What is the probable cause of my third degree heart block? (bradycardia)

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? .

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.

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?

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?

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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?

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

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