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What drugs can cause heart failure?
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Dr. Mark Milunski
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Drugs and HF
There are several drugs used to treat specific types of cancer that are associated with the development of heart failure.
The most common are doxorubicin, cyclophosphamide, and trastuzamab. This doesn't mean that they should not be used but that their use should be carefully monitored. Alcohol, cocaine, and amphetamines can also cause heart failure.

In brief: Drugs and HF
There are several drugs used to treat specific types of cancer that are associated with the development of heart failure.
The most common are doxorubicin, cyclophosphamide, and trastuzamab. This doesn't mean that they should not be used but that their use should be carefully monitored. Alcohol, cocaine, and amphetamines can also cause heart failure.
Dr. Mark Milunski
Dr. Mark Milunski
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: A few
Ceratain chemotherapy drugs like adriamycin (doxorubicin) can damage the heart leading to CHF and some antidiabetic and arthritis drugs can worsen preexisting chf.

In brief: A few
Ceratain chemotherapy drugs like adriamycin (doxorubicin) can damage the heart leading to CHF and some antidiabetic and arthritis drugs can worsen preexisting chf.
Dr. Bennett Werner
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