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Could Aspirin Cause Bradycardia
Slow heart rate, also called bradycardia, is defined as a resting heart rate (pulse) less than 60 beats per minute. Having a heart rate less than 60 is not necessarily abnormal. In fact, people in good cardiovascular shape have a low heart rate. People with certain heart conditions may take medications which lower the heart rate as one of ...Read more
Calcium Blockers: Edema or swelling of the feet may be caused by many things including venous insufficiency, obesity, heart failure and medication. The type of medicines used for rhythm disturbances which cause edema are the calcium channel blockers. The most common is Diltiazem (cardizem, diltia). There are other alternatives to this type of medication and you should talk to your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Probably not: Valsartan, also called Diovan (valsartan) is an "arb" (angiotensin ii receptor antagonist) typically used for the management of hypertension and congestive heart failure. The most common side effects are dizziness and lightheadedness, but not bradycardia. Another cause of bradycardia is more likely. ...Read more
Since NSAIDs can cause or elevate cardiac risk, could heavy use of ibuprofen or naproxen cause tachycardia or palpitations?
Would ANS dysfunction cause sinus tachycardia or another type of arrythmia? Would it cause elevated epinephrine?
Dysrhythmia: The elevated epinephrine levels from whatever, causes the arrhythmia and not vice versa as a rule. I would look for other causes like anxiety, stress, fever, anemia,caffeine,alcohol,nicotine,hyperthyroidism,etc before attributing the condition to ANS. Your cardiologist and personal physician are best qualified to evaluate the dysrhythmia and its causes however. ...Read more
Yes: Too much hydrocodone is an anesthesia and can stop the breathing center and stops breathing in a person, hypoxia and death. Too much heat causes vasodilatation in the periphery in attempt to dissipate heat, hypotension, and shock and stagnation of blood flow and death. The heart will try to compensate and will fail. Beyond a certain temperature, our body enzymes and tissues and cells are cooked. ...Read more
Not known to, but...: Rare, idiosyncratic reactions to any med can occur. Likely unrelated, look elsewhere first. ...Read more
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