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What Kinds Of Pvcs Are Life Threating
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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
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?
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
Taking 200 mg of Flecainide daily and still having episodes of atrial Fibrillation and PVCs. What should the next course of treatment be?
What treatment is available for pac, PVC and taccycardia from ritalin (methylphenidate) and adderrall? I have been off of them for almost 2 years. I always took them through prescription.
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