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What is the treatment for pericarditis?

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Dr. Andrew Kaplan
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Anti-inflammatories

Pericarditis is an inflammation of the sack around the heart.
It may be treated with drugs that reduce inflammation, such as nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (ibuprofen, etc.) or prednisone. The pain is treated with narcotics.

In brief: Anti-inflammatories

Pericarditis is an inflammation of the sack around the heart.
It may be treated with drugs that reduce inflammation, such as nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (ibuprofen, etc.) or prednisone. The pain is treated with narcotics.
Dr. Andrew Kaplan
Dr. Andrew Kaplan
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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Antiinflammatories

Are cornerstone treatment (nsaids) sometimes Prednisone and cholchicine.

In brief: Antiinflammatories

Are cornerstone treatment (nsaids) sometimes Prednisone and cholchicine.
Dr. Rick Koch
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Dr. Nassir Azimi
Interventional Cardiology

In brief: Anti-inflammatory

Anti-inflammatory medications are the best treatment.
Some believe Indomethacin is better than other nsaids. Colchicine and even steroids have been used.

In brief: Anti-inflammatory

Anti-inflammatory medications are the best treatment.
Some believe Indomethacin is better than other nsaids. Colchicine and even steroids have been used.
Dr. Nassir Azimi
Dr. Nassir Azimi
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