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medication management in heart failure

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Milunski
36 years experience Cardiology
HF drugs: Several different classes of drugs are used to treat hf. Beta-blockers(carvedilol, bisoprolol, metoprolol succinate), ace inhibitors or arb's (angiote ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherer
36 years experience Anesthesiology
No: No, it is not. Many treatments and meds can control it quite well today. Read drdavidsherer.Com to learn more.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Too heavy on heart: Adrenalin increases heart pumping strength, but also increases the frequency i.e. Runs too fast. Both of these issues increase demand for oxygen by a ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
31 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Heart healthy diet particularly low in salt and exercise training can help improve heart failure. However certain medications such as beta blockers, ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Many: Many medications can be used for this depending on your overall history. Some common ones include lasix, (furosemide) aldactone/spironolactone, ace in ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
It is not: Effective for hideadenitis suppurativa . Usually it is controlled by antibiotics
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Neither: Controlling your blood pressure will, in fact, prevent heart disease in years to come and INCREASE your life expectancy. Hope this is helpful! Dr Z
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Mostly patients and congestive heart failure or either have to keep cardio or intrafibrillation. By patients could be in sinus bradycardia, besides me ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
BB CHF: take propranolol 20 mg 3 times daily for SVT after having a failed ablation. Can longterm use of this medication cause heart failure? ANS: No. but SVT ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: With close supervision, Humira (adalimumab) can be used in patients with compensated CHF.
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