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What are the symptoms of psvt?

What are the symptoms of psvt?

Rapid heart beat: Sudden onset rapid heart beat, sudden offset. Palpitations in your chest. ...Read more

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What could cause psvt to resurface?

What could cause psvt to resurface?

Unpredictable: It's the nature of psvt to come and go. It's initialed by a random extra beat (pac) that occurs at a vulnerable time in a person with the right anatomic substrate to sustain a persistent arrhythmia. Stimulants like caffeine and nicotine and stress and lack of sleep also increase the likelihood. ...Read more

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Is zpac safe when a person has PSVT?

Is zpac safe when a person has PSVT?

Antibiotic risks: This is a very important discussion to have with your doctor. Overall, the benefit of therapy must be weighed against the risk. The FDA has warned that patients with certain conditions are at risk for heart problems with this medication (long QT interval, low blood levels of potassium or magnesium, a slower than normal heart rate, or those on anti arrhythmic drugs). Fortunately those risks are low ...Read more

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Which drugs for psvt are safe for someone with hypertension?

Which drugs for psvt are safe for someone with hypertension?

Beta Blockers/Ca Cha: Beta blockers and calcium channel blockers are often used for PSVT(Persistant Supra Ventricular Tachycardia) But other drugs like Ace inhibiters and Angiotensin Recepter Blockers are also safe to use as there is no conrtraindications to use if Beta Blockers And ARBS are not able to bring BP down ...Read more

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PSVT vs SVT vs VT what is the differences among them and which one is Bad ?

PSVT vs SVT vs VT what is the differences among them and which one is Bad ?

VT is very bad: Hi! SVT can be dangerous, but usually not as dangerous as VT. PSVT just means that the patient has bouts ("paroxysms") of SVT. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is PSVT the same as AFIB?

Is PSVT the same as AFIB?

Yes: there are several types for PSVT and a fib is one of them. ...Read more

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Can psvt cause sleep apnea?

Can psvt cause sleep apnea?

No: Obstructive sleep apnea (osa) is a condition of cessation of breathing during sleep. It is due to obstruction of the oropharyngeal airway usually at the level of the tongue or epiglottis. Two-thirds of patients with osa are overweight and fatty infiltration of the neck and tongue may also contribute to airway obstruction during sleep. Rec. See sleep specialist for a sleep study (psg). ...Read more

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What's the difference between SVT and paroxysmal SVT (psvt)?

Recurrence: Svt is typically used to describe a type of rapid heart beat that is related to a type of "wiring" problem in the heart. If a patient has more than one episode (which is typical), is is referred to as paroxysmal svt. ...Read more

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Which drugs for psvt are safe for someone with ventricular arrhythmias?

Which drugs for psvt are safe for someone with ventricular arrhythmias?

Pharmacotherapy: Drug therapy of arrhythmias is individualized and there is a lot of overlap of medications used for atrial and ventricular arrhythmias. When the heart function is otherwise normal, drug therapy is 'safer' than in patients with abnormal ventricular function. Having said that we often have to treat arrhythmias in patients with abnormal ventricular function. Discuss with your doctor for your specific ...Read more