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What is the treatment of.Pvcs in both venyricles?

What is the treatment of.Pvcs in both venyricles?

Most require nothing: It is unclear by your statement what you mean by both ventricles, ie multifocal? In any event, assuming they are a symptomatic and there is no other evidence of heart disease like cardiomyopathy or other conditions like hyperthyroidism, then treatment is not required. There are medical treatments such as calcium blockers, beta blockers and more potent antiarrhthmics if necessary. ...Read more

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What are the causes of PVC and its treatment?

What are the causes of PVC and its treatment?

All deponds: Pvc in a young person with no structural heart disease is benign. In patients with heart disease has a different prognosis. If you have no heart disease and no symptoms no need to treat your pvc, however if is is symptomatic there are some medications such as betablockers that you can take. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for exercise induced pvcs?

What is the treatment for exercise induced pvcs?

See below: Either identifying the threshold heart rate, then not exceeding it or use drugs such as beta blockers that prevent excessively rapid heart rates. This assumes there is no underlying heart disease. ...Read more

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Multiform pvcs.....All tests normal. Whatis the treatment?

Multiform pvcs.....All tests normal. Whatis the treatment?

Depends: If you have had tests done to show no coronary artery disease(stress test), and no heart valve or heart muscle disease (such as an echocardiogram ), frequently no treatment for multifocal pvc's is necessary.If, however, you have significant symptoms, such as marked palpitations or fainting, medications such as beta blockers can be used.Your doctor can decide this for you. ...Read more

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What causes multifocal pvcs, what is the treatment for multifocal pvcs, and how dangerous are they?

What causes multifocal pvcs, what is the treatment for multifocal pvcs, and how dangerous are they?

PVCs: For the most part, they're benign. They're premature ventricular contractions that arise from different sites in the ventricle. There's not overwhelming evidence that in healthy people with asymptomatic pvcs that they're at risk for anything bad happening, and most docs wouldn't treat people with asymptomatic pvcs. But if you have other heart problems, you should consult with your cardiologist. ...Read more

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Can atenolol cause PVCS?I had PVC'S since day one of my daily 25mg treatment.

Can atenolol cause PVCS?I had PVC'S since day one of my daily 25mg treatment.

Usually not: Atenolol, a beta blocker, usually does not cause PVCs - premature ventricular contractions. In fact this medicine is often used to treat this condition. However, any medicine can have side effects, so if you feel this medicine is causing problems I suggest you contact the doctor who prescribed it. ...Read more

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I have multifocal pvcs. I have read these a considered dangerous. If you havr aa structural normal heart is this still true? What treatment for these?

I have multifocal pvcs. I have read these a considered dangerous. If you havr aa structural normal heart is this still true? What treatment for these?

Yes with structural : Yes it can be serious in the presence of structural heart disease or ischemic heart disease.It requires further work up especially if you are symptomatic & possibly treatment.In the absence of heart disease & no electrolyte imbalance does not require treatment. ...Read more

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Ablation 4 wks ago, MRI normal EF 70% started back w/pvcs again. On metropolol 25 a day. What else for treatment?

Ablation 4 wks ago, MRI normal EF 70% started back w/pvcs again. On metropolol 25 a day.  What else for treatment?

Sometimes the PVC: focus is only bruised rather than destroyed with complex ventricular ablations and so the arrhythmia recurs after a short period of time. There are many options but its best to discuss these with your electrophysiologist and see if a repeat procedure would be beneficial instead of or along with different drug therapy. ...Read more

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Taking 200 mg of Flecainide daily and still having episodes of atrial Fibrillation and PVCs. What should the next course of treatment be? Thanks

Taking 200 mg of Flecainide daily and still having episodes of atrial Fibrillation and PVCs. What should the next course of treatment be?
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Follow your MD lead: You need to be patient and stick to the treatment offered by your cardiologist or electro physiologist and discuss your options and doubts with them. Do NOT over read or look for answers on the internet. This can be harmful when the arrhythmia, in general, is not. ...Read more