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dilated cardiomyopathy medication

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Yes. A good example would be doxorubicin which is well known to cause cardiomyopathy. This is a chemotherapeutic agent used by oncologists to treat ... Read More
Dr. Rada Ivanov
30 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes, see below: Chemotherapeutic agents: anthracyclines cyclophosphamide trastuzumab antiretroviral drugs: zidovudine didanosine zalcitabine phenothiazines c ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
Yes: How severe a viral cardiomyopathy is varies greatly. Of course you can survive even if it severe, but if the heart is weak enough, the problem can be ... Read More
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Dr. Rada Ivanov
30 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Absolutely: Most patients recover from this completely. Good luck!
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Abnormalnot specific: There are no ECG features unique to dcm, although the ECG is usually abnormal.Most common ECG abnormalities are associated with atrial and ventricula ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Limit to: Two grams per day or less.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Depietro
34 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Varies: This can vary based on your doctors specific recommendations based on your situation, for example if you are taking a water pill ( diruetic) and its d ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Heart muscle: That is not functioning normally with resultant chamber enlargement. Diagnosed by echocardiogram.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Scott
38 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Weak enlarged heart: Dilated cardiomyopathy is a condition where the heart is not pumping normally and is enlarged. There are many causes including inherited conditions, i ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Shortness of breath: Fatigue & fluid retention.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience Cardiology
It depends: Strictly speaking, "dilated" cardiomyopathy is less likely to reverse. In other words, if the ventricle has already dilated, it is less likely that i ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Terrence Cohen
45 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Any potential causes should be addressed. There are several medications that, in combination, may greatly improve symptoms and slow progression of dis ... Read More
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