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What medications should you stop prior to a cardioversion?
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Dr. Alon Gitig
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Speak to your doctor
There are no medications that routinely must be stopped prior to cardioversion.
However, in certain cases, your doctor might wish you to hold meds that control heart rates from going too fast, to minimize the risk of causing excessively slow heart rates once you are back in a normal rhythm.

In brief: Speak to your doctor
There are no medications that routinely must be stopped prior to cardioversion.
However, in certain cases, your doctor might wish you to hold meds that control heart rates from going too fast, to minimize the risk of causing excessively slow heart rates once you are back in a normal rhythm.
Dr. Alon Gitig
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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Usually....
None. Especially any anti-arrhythmics or anti-coagulants.

In brief: Usually....
None. Especially any anti-arrhythmics or anti-coagulants.
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch
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