A 42-year-old member asked:
What do you suggest if my husband has just been diagnosed with a-fib & high heart beat & taking betapace,zorcor,digoxin,coumadin (warfarin).?
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Vascular Surgery 34 years experience
Complex question: This is a pretty tough question for a simple answer without knowing a bunch more details. He really needs a good cardiologist to look him over carefully. I suspect if he has such a complex history he already has a decent cardiologist
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A 41-year-old member asked:
My husband has just been diagnosed with a-fib & high heart beat & taking betapace,zorcor,digoxin,coumadin (warfarin). How serious is all of this?
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Cardiology 30 years experience
Variable: Your husband ought to see a reputable, good cardiologist. Digoxin is an old drug, that typically is not used today -- "to dig or not to dig" article by Milton Packer, MD. So I am surprised that was started. Many other drugs to treat AF nowadays and even put patient back in normal rhythm. See an electrophysiologist and get an opinion for rhythm vs. rate control. CHADs-Vasc score important
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