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Can someone take viagra (sildenafil) if you have atrial fibrillation?

Can someone take viagra (sildenafil) if you have atrial fibrillation?

Yes: Unless you're taking nitrates for some other condition, viagra should be fine. I recommend my patients avoid Levitra (vardenafil) (tadalafil) because it can interact with certain rhythm drugs many docs use for afib. Viagra and Cialis don't have this effect. Nobody's ever died from the interaction but better to avoid the issue. While you're at it, look into the differences in cost and action of viagra v cialis. ...Read more

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Dr. John Garner
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Atrial Fibrillation (Definition)

Atrial fibrillation is an irregular and often rapid heart rate that commonly causes poor blood flow to the body. During atrial fibrillation, the heart's two upper chambers (the atria) beat chaotically and irregularly — out of coordination with the two lower chambers (the ventricles) of the heart. Atrial fibrillation symptoms include heart palpitations, shortness ...Read more


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Can i take viagra (sildenafil) i am in atrial fibrillation i am on ramprill and cardivale ?

Maybe: That is difficult to say. Those two meds are not absolute contraindications to Viagra (sildenafil) but your atrial fibrillation may put you at high risk of a serious cardiac problem if engaged in sexual activity and using Viagra (sildenafil). I recommend discussing this with your cardiologist who knows more about your history and condition. ...Read more

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Can someone take tramadol if you have atrial fibrillation?

Should be fine: Tramadol is, generally speaking, say for use in atrial fibrillation, though this is general advice and may not apply to your specific situation. ...Read more

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Can someone take tramadol if he or she have atrial fibrillation?

Can someone take tramadol if he or she have atrial fibrillation?

Usually yes, but...: Yes , but it can interact with digoxin and with verapamil, which are 2 medicines that some patients that have atrial fibrillation take to slow down their heart. ...Read more

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Adizem-sr (diltiazem) started taking this for atrial fibrillation. How long will I have to take them?

Adizem-sr (diltiazem) started taking this for atrial fibrillation. How long will I have to take them?

Atrial fibrillation: Afib is a rapid irregular heart rhythm which can decrease heart efficiency as much as 20% in some patients. It can also be associated with clotting and clots travelling around the body to cause stroke or other problems. Some people have atrial fibrillation as their normal rhythm. Talk to your dr. About it if you have it. ...Read more

Fibrillation (Definition)

Fibrillation is the rapid, irregular, and unsynchronized contraction of muscle fibers. An important occurrence is with ...Read more


Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Sildenafil (Definition)

Sildenafil is an erectile stimulator which is a ...Read more