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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.

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?

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?

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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