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How long does it take viral pericarditis w/ pericardial effusion to go away. I'm taking .6 mg colchicine 1 daily and 200 mg ibuprofen 3x day?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Pericarditis

There is no firm time frame for resolution of this diagnosis.
Most however will be significantly improved by a four to six week period. Some cases take longer and recurrence is not rare.

In brief: Pericarditis

There is no firm time frame for resolution of this diagnosis.
Most however will be significantly improved by a four to six week period. Some cases take longer and recurrence is not rare.
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