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Can ACE inhibitors or ARBs given to control Bp if s.cr is1.56 in patient with atrial fibrillation?

ACE-ARB, CRF A-FI. ACE and ARB in chronic renal failure can be administered together. However will have no therapeutic effect on chronic atrial fibrillation. For arterial hypertension with chronic renal failure you will require to switch one of the current HPT med to a beta blocker. Such as Sotalol 80 mg twice a day (minimal dose), and have BP controlled twice a day, adjust as . Have you ever underwent cardio-versi. Read more...

I have atrial fibrillation for a couple of hours each month should I ask my doctor for rate control drugs-there seems to be different opinions. Thanks?

Lots of options. You're correct, there are a lot of options, and a lot of it comes down to your preferences and discussions with your doctor. For atrial fibrillation we think of three things: minimizing risk of stroke with anticoagulation, controlling the heart rate, and managing symptoms. If you are feeling ok, a few hours a month of afib symptoms could be ok and may not necessarily need a change in strategy. Read more...