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Medications for Broken Heart Syndrome (Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy)

Other names: Stress Cardiomyopathy

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy is a type of non-ischemic cardiomyopathy in which there is a sudden temporary weakening of the myocardium (the muscle of the heart). Because this weakening can be triggered by emotional stress, such as the death of a loved one, the condition is also known as broken heart syndrome.

Note: There are currently no drugs listed for "Broken Heart Syndrome".

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