A 73-year-old male asked:
i hope that this question isn't too general. is the treatment for pulmonary hypertension always the same as the usual treatment for cardiac failure? please elaborate if possible.
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
It is too general: The treatment is nearly totally different and too complex to be discussed in this forum. You need to ask your doctor to explain the differences.
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Pediatric Cardiology 27 years experience
No.: Pulmonary hypertension requires specific medicines. Heart failure completely different medicines, though significant pulmonary hypertension can cause right sided heart failure that requires heart failure medications.
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Last updated May 15, 2014
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