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Can I take adizem (diltiazem hydrochloride) for atrial fibrillation?

Can I take adizem (diltiazem hydrochloride) for atrial fibrillation?

Diltiazem: If your doctor believes that diltiazem is appropriate for your specific situation and prescribes it for you, then you should be able to take it. Diltiazem is a drug commonly used for atrial fibrillation patients. ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Tambocor (Definition)

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Are propranolol and Sectral (acebutolol) both anti-arrhythmic?

Are propranolol and Sectral (acebutolol) both anti-arrhythmic?

Mildly: They're not actually classified as anti-arrhythmic medications, but are often used for benign arrhythmias such as PSVT and PVCs. ...Read more

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Drug interactions between ranexa (ranolazine) and diltiazem?

Drug interactions between ranexa (ranolazine) and diltiazem?

Yes: Diltiazem interacts with Ranexa (ranolazine) in the liver and increases its level in the blood stream. Can prolong qt and cause rythm disturbances. Other side effects from renexa likely: constipation, dizziness, headache, nausea., palpitations, dizziness and blurred vision. These are more likely with this combination, but many people on this combination of drugs. Double check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Why do you take betapace, xocor, digoxin, and Coumadin (warfarin) with atrial fibrillation and sinus tachycardia?

Why do you take betapace, xocor, digoxin, and Coumadin (warfarin) with atrial fibrillation and sinus tachycardia?

Prevent stroke: Actually atrial fibrillation and sinus tachycardia are two completely different heart rhythms. None of these drugs would be of any use for sinus tachycardia. In atrial fibrillation, Betapace may restore a normal rhythm. Digoxin can help keep the heart rate down. Coumadin (warfarin) reduces the risk of stroke. Zocor also reduces stroke risk in some patients, but this is unrelated to the atrial fib. ...Read more

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Danger to combine multaq400, rivaroxaban20, and metoprolol succinate25? To control a fib and clotting plus high bp?

Danger to combine multaq400, rivaroxaban20, and metoprolol  succinate25? To control a fib and clotting plus high bp?

Not really: There are no significant interactions between those meds other than both metoprolol and Multaq can slow the heart rate excessively. Multaq isn't particularly effective at preventing af and should not be used as a heart rate controlling agent when af is permanent. ...Read more

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Is tarka (trandolapril and verapamil) a statin drug?

Is  tarka (trandolapril and verapamil) a statin drug?

Tarka (trandolapril and verapamil): Tarka (trandolapril and verapamil) is a medication for the treatment of high blood pressure or hypertension. Statin drugs are used to lower cholesterol. ...Read more

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I take xarellto, losartan, bisoproplol and flecainide, can I safely take omeprazole?

I take xarellto, losartan, bisoproplol and flecainide, can I safely take omeprazole?

Talk with doctors...: For your best interest and continuation of care, and for saving others' time online, it's most logical to ask your cardiologist directly. Best wish ... Always. ...Read more

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Blood pressure - inderal la (propranolol generic) and cozaar (losartan) good combination?

Blood pressure - inderal la (propranolol generic) and cozaar (losartan) good combination?

Passable: They work by different mechanisms.....Could be useful in combination. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take verapamil, lisinopril, alendronate sodium and atorvastatin together?

Is it safe to take verapamil, lisinopril, alendronate sodium and atorvastatin together?

Lipitorverapamil can: Lipitor (atorvastatin) and verapamil: combo may incr. Lipitor (atorvastatin) levels, risk of myopathy, rhabdomyolysis (hepatic metab. Inhibited). Lipitor (atorvastatin) dose should be low( 10 mg). ...Read more

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What medication is better for arrhythmia's, bystolic (nebivolol) or metoprolol ?

Probably metoprolol: Cardioselective beta blockers tend to be best for arrhythmias while a combined effect medication like bystolic (nebivolol) may be best for hypertension or heart failure. ...Read more

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Verapamil (Definition)

is the most effective of the calcium channel blocker ...Read more


Dr. Philip Podrid
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Flecainide (Definition)

Flecainide is a rhythm control agent is a ...Read more