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What Is The Best Drug Treatment For Svt
I have a 17 yr old boy that has had ablation for SVT 2 years ago. Is it possible that it did not take? He is having fluutering shortness of breath, chest pains high blood pressure, fast heart rate.
Depends on the SVT: Svt (supraventricular tachycardia) is a generic term for rhythm disturbances originating in the top part of the heart. Typical medicines used to treat svt include beta blockers or calcium blockers. Some svts require more potent medications or an invasive procedure called ablation. The key is to capture and define the specific rhythm problem - that will dictate the treatment. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
You betcha: Many treatments. It depends on the severity and frequency of the svt and your age and general condition as well as other medical conditions you may have. You should discuss this with your primary care doc, possibly see a cardiologist, or, if necessary, an electrophysiologist for refractory cases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What propranolol dosage should typically be given for SVT treatment? How many times to take daily?
Svt: Should discuss with your doc, more info needed. An average dose of 20mg, twice or three times a day for a 70kg person could be a start dose. ...Read more
Absolutely: You are most probably one medication(s) to keep your heart rate controlled. It is advisable to ensure you Dentist knows about your cardiac condition. Often, the Dentist will then use a local anesthetic that does not contain epinephrine. This local anesthetic doe snot last as long, but multiple injections can be done to ensure you are profoundly numb for the entire procedure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
24holter: pacs-974pvc-7 no svt/vt.Frequent dizziness correlates w/pac's. Is this a harmess finding, and what is the treatment?
PACs: Pacs usually do not cause symptoms. But there are rare situations. Follow-up with the doctor who ordered the holter. ...Read more
Treatment for frequent Vasovagal attacks? I'm on propranolol 20 mg 2x daily for SVT & keep having these attacks.
Just dx'd with svt. What are the main causes? What are long term effects on heart and body? Currently seeing cardiologist for treatment.
Complex: Usually it is caused by an electrical abnormality in the atria . It can be dangerous if it causes the heart to beat too long. But the. Patient would definitely feel it and know something is wrong. When the heart beats in svt for a long time there is a risk of heart failure or even cardiac arrest. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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