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A 78-year-old male asked:

is there any contraindication to taking chlorthalidone and multaq?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Caution!: Chlorthalidone almost ALWAYS causes a low potassium which will un-do the beneficial effects of MulTaq. They're not contraindicated but you MUST have your potassium monitored and supplemented as needed to stay above 4.0!

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How to treat a trinary tract infection while on multaq?

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Dr. Kathleen Mullane
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Treatment of UTI: Several questions need answers when we treat patients w/antibiotics who on heart medications that may prolong electrical conduction in the heart. 1sr: what is the organism ; what antibiotics is it sensitive to; 2nd: what other medications is the patient taking; 3rd: what is the qtc (corrected qt interval) on ekg, 4th: allergies. Most likely you will need to stay away from quinolones ; macrolids.
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Is there a generic form of the heart medicine multaq?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Multaq: the name is Dronedarone, no generic in the USA as far as I know

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