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multaq anyone else take it

Okay I will start off by saying this drug scares me because it has not been out for very long. I have Afrial Fib which is not behaving I can be 70 beats one min and regular and the next I will be at 190 and in atrial fib and flutter. this is my last chance at a med I have tried all the others I usually end up in the ER two or three times a week. I have had one ablation so far. If anyone else takes it please let me know what it is like. I am starting it on Tuesday. ## I seem to be in the same situation you are in, however, my heart is rate controlled and have not been in the 190 range while in afib. I just started on this new medication yesterday. I have not experienced any of the side effects so far. I will go to the doctor tomorrow to determine if I can continue on this medication. I h...

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Aztor 10mg, ecosprin 150, Tonact 10, MetXL 50

Dear all, my friends father is taking Aztor 10, ecosprin 150,Tonact 10, MetXL 50 last several years. Now his sugar in blood is varying unsteadily. These medicines have any effect in body make the sugar like this ## I am taking Tonact 10.Will this increase my fasting blood sugar level. Thanks ## Is Tonact substitute of Aztor? ## I am eat ecoprin gold 150/20 Ramihat 5mg supar met xl 50 Razo 20 my right coronary artery 100% blockage..risk heart attack in my life........

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is there an alternative to ecosprin 75 mg which i am taking after a heart attack in 2005 but has caused ulcer and i vomited blood 2011

I have undergone angioplasty in 2005 after a heart attack. I am taking atorva 20 mg, deplatt 75 mg, ecosprin 75 mg. My cholesterol, triglycerides, are normal. I am not diabetic nor I have high BP. In 2011 I vomited blood and also used to pass blood in stool. I was in icu and I was told I have an ulcer in stomach/intestine region. I am taking pantodac 20 mg and iron tablets daily. My hb now is 13.4 gm%. What can I do to avoid further ulcers formation. Is there an alternative for ecosprin. It can be allopathic or homeopathic or ayurvedic. I am 173 cms tall and weigh 63 kilogram (140 pounds). Please let me know. I will be very indebted. Thank you very much. ## have you able to find alternate, how is your current condition now? ## There is no proven substitute for the drugs that you are tak...

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small yellow round pill novo 40

novo on the top separated be a little line and 40 on the bottom the pill is yellow ## Small yellow round pill with novo on top and then a line and 40 on the bottom. what is it ## The pill is used in canada for getting rid of exces fluids , treat heart disease , high blood pressure,acid reflux and so on hope it helps ## Hello Hank Williams, The pill you are describing is reportedly a nadolol 40mg tablet. According to the FDA and NIH this medication is a beta blocker and is used to treat high blood pressure.This particular brand is not sold in the US so I was unable to pull up the rest of the information regarding it's inactive ingredients and manufacturer. I hope this information helps.

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Multaq issues

I have been taking Multaq for almost 5 months. Yes it helps, maybe to much, I am exhausted it keeps me so low and irregular, I don't have the energy to do anything much. I work full time but I can't wait to drag myself home and crash. I have gained almost 23 pounds since and am very depressed. I am not sure what caused which first. I have exhausted all meds. I was on Tikosyn for 7 years, but my income exceeded the limit for the patient assist program, and 600.00 a month is a bit to much for me. I am on the medication program for Multaq, the income level is set higher so I qualify. But I don't like how it makes me feel, I was hoping someone else had some info. as to how it reacted for them. Thanks ## Multaq contains the active ingredient Dronedarone, it is mainly used to trea...

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Sumapen 500mg Efficacy

does sumapen 500 really treat a rheaumatic heart disease? is it really possible if sumapen is just a pennicilin? my doctor said to me i should take it until i got 40.. ## I had been prescribed by my doc last week of sumapen to take daily 500mg 2x a day bec i had rheumatic heart desease to heal or avoid any infection. my question is what will be the side effectes of taking sumapen dailycoz this is antibiotic, will this harm my kidney? ## yes sumapen is pescribed by doctors if you have rheumatic heart desease. The question is will it treat the deasease to heal? or just a regular medicine to avoid any infection. Does Rheumatic heart desease can be heal thru medicine..How long is the treatment? ## Is it ok to take Sumapen 500mg and Zykast 10mg? ## My doctor also gave me penicillin sumapen f...

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Reunion tablet uses and side effects

I want to know what this medicine called Reunion tablet is used for and what are its side effects? I had a heart attack 5 months ago. ## I have been taking "Reunion tablets" once daily for the past 15 days, to treat a fracture in both of my legs. The doctor suggested I take it for fast recovery. I want to know if there are any side effects associated with this tablet? ## Reunion is 1 st time in India patented product from CDRI Marketed by Eris life sciences. It improves micro architecture of bone(it provides original strength to the bone). Indications: all type of fracture management, internal and external fixators, to prevent osteoporotic fracture. Dosage: 2 tab Daily for 2 to 3 months. Pranams ## Hello Kanta, I was not able to find a reliable source to tell you what is inside ...

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Side Effects Of C80 Pills Oval Shape,Collor Yellow W C80 Print On Both Sides

what are the possible effects of taking C80 Pills Oval Shape,Collor Yellow W C80 Print On Both Sides.is this pills can effect heart failure ## Me han dado unas pastillas c80 Me han dicho que es como la viagra es cierto ## Found a pill in my boy friends pocket its dark yellow egg shaped with a big C 80 on each side. What is it and what is it for??

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Multaq and Shortness of Breath

Has anyone else experienced notably increased shortness of breath attributed to Multaq? ## Multaq contains the active ingredient Dronedarone and is most commonly used to treat irregular heartbeat. The shortness of breath is listed as a serious side effect and is warned about in the patient advisory leaflets, you should contact your doctor immediately. Are there any questions or comments? ## i do experience periods of breathlessness but always search for an alternative reason ie flu or a cold. I have felt the same with most of the medication i have tried at some point in time. Do you have it constantly or occasionally? I was suprised looking at the 'Multaq' forum that hardly anyone has mentioned it as a side effect. As with the previous reply it may be best to seek advice from yo...

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Can i stop taking multaq?

I have been taking Multaq for 10 months. I was hospitalized at that time for bronchitis. When asked what medications I was presently taking I stated all of them. I also mentioned that I have MVP and was taking 200 mg of Acebutolol 2 X daily. I also mentioned that 18 year's ago I went into A-Fib for 3 days. While hospitalized, they put me on Multaq. I since don't feel any PVC's but not sure if the Multaq eliminated them. Previously, I was taking Betapace as a preventative for A-Fib. Since taking the Multaq, I have been suffering with my stomach, extreme tiredness and get winded easily. Is taking the Multaq and Acebutolol over doing it ? I was told that the Acebutolol controls the lower part of the heart (PVC's) and the Multaq the upper part of the heart (A-Fib). I feel I ...

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Stamlo 2.5 mg Side Effects

My father, age 60 recently had an heart attack resulting drug coated stain in his 3 main arteries near about 2 months ago. recently he is having a issue with his BP & pulse rate.this are increasing abruptly : sys-194 dia-94 & pulse-105. it happened two days ago. Our house physician at that moment suggested us to give him STAMLO 2.5mg. Using that the problem was solved for that time. But today at about 8:20 pm, the BP & pulse rate increases again : sys-176 dia-105 pulse-96. We have given him STAMLO 2.5 mg again. But through net I come to know that its not good for A heart patient or blood vessels such as sick sinus syndrome, aortic stenosis, heart failure, low blood pressure, or coronary artery disease, as my father has one of the syndrome. I need a help badly....please docs ...

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Side Effects Of Orva Tablets

My mother aged 60 yrs has been using orva 10 mg daily for 5 months. Since then she has had aches in her limbs, especially her right hand. I just want to know whether it is because of the medicine or not? Plz reply. Thanx. ## Can taking Orva cause asthma or allergies in the body? I've been taking Orva but after a few days have been noticing swelling throughout my body....

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BRILINTA CAUSES SHORTAGE OF BREATH?

HELLO. MY DAD GOT A STENT LAST MONTH. THEREFORE NOW HE HAS TO TAKE BRLINTA...but now he doesn't have energy..gets dizzy..doesn't feel like eating...it comes and goes...1 day he feels good, he is walking, watching sports.. And the next day he feels like crap...is this normal? Please help. ## Hello, Habib! How are you and your dad? Shortness of breath is actually the most common side effect of Brilinta. That, plus his feeling so awful should ease up as time passes and his body gets used to the medication. Learn more Brilinta details here. But he should also discuss it with his doctor, just to be sure that it's solely due to the medication. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I had a MI in April and angioplasty. I was put on Brilinta and developed SOB / difficultly breat...

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Does digitek and ibuprofen thin your blood?

I'm on metoprolol and digitek. I had a cold so I took ibuprofen and pseudoephedrine. Would this cause thinning of blood? My nose is bleeding and eyes appear very bloodshot. ## Ibuprofen is an NSAID and while it may cause bleeding and change the way your blood forms platelets it does not thin your blood. This is pretty much a characteristic of most NSAIDs. Aspirin is the most common NSAID known to actually think the blood. ## Ibuprofen has been known to cause hemorrhage, so yes, it can cause blood thinning, and other issues, according to FDA reports. Other side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, and stomach irritation. How severe is the nosebleed? Are there the only medications you take? How much Ibuprofen did you take? Can you please post back with more specific detail...

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carmil xl (isosorbide mn xl)

ny help or advice would be very much appreciated! Thanks in advance Michael C Parkes ## My mother is 97 years old and has been an invalid for several years. She has never had a heart attack but has taken heart meds for congestive heart failure for many years. She has never had a major stroke. Several months ago her primary care physician recommended that she be taken off of all of her life sustaining medications such as blood pressure meds, etc. My family made the decision to do this as it was what she wanted (she only has very mild dementia). In your opinion why would she still be on Isosorbide MN? Is this something that will just make her comfortable or is it considered life sustaining? Thank you for you help. ## Isosorbide is most commonly used to treat angina, though a doctor may pr...

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Brilinta now causing oxygen therapy 24/7

My father had a stent placed in dec 2017. Immediately following procedure he said he couldn’t breathe. They put him on oxygen (before stent his pulse ox was 98 room air), dr attributed the shortness of breath to the Brilinta. They said it should clear up once out of his system. It’s been almost 3 months and still on oxygen 24/7. Anyone else have this happen? ## I had 3 stents put in Mar 2017 Brilinta 90 mg x 2 a day. The shortness of breath started immediately OR 3 weeks later, lots of tests all neg, summer not bad, shortness of breath came back in the fall in a big way. I have been fighting that plus weight gain, and anxiety all winter plus headaches. I stopped taking it last week cant deal with all the side effects, especially the shortness of breath. Dr next week, he is g...

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Can Lanoxin (Digoxin) and Vastarel (Trimetazidine) be taken together?

I am taking Lanoxin and Aspirin (2700mg) a day for Rheumatic Heart Disease. Is it safe to take Vastarel together with the said medicines? Thank you! ## Does digoxin and trimetazidine has the same effect ## Can warfarin 2.5 mg, clopidogrel 75mg and aspirin 80mg can be taken in a day? ## Will sacubitril / valzartan 50mg can cause gynecomastia?

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Do steroid spinal epidurals make you worse or better?

Hi, I wanted to ask if any of you have had any success or made worse having steroid epidural shots? I had one 8 weeks ago for the first time. I don't have major spine problems but did get thrown out of a car in a wreck. My dx is lupus, hernia, lymphadenopathy with B symptoms, and my foot is numb. Lupus has an entire list of symptoms so I won't engage on that. I'm trying to explain the best of my ability how I feel after my first inj. I have pain at times like it's heart attack symptoms, I have fluid retention, it hurts to move my neck, it hurts to walk and I've currently been unable to run our company in the last 3 weeks. I am so much more weaker too. I know this was to help joint pain but I feel it's set off more problems than I bargained for. Also prior to the ...

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Side-effects of Ecospirin. Any alternatives?

I had been prescribed Ecospirin 150 mg once daily after a mild heart attack in 2001. In 2005 I started experiencing ringing in my ears. In 2007 I started experiencing piles. In 2009 I experienced bleeding ulcers. Doc said these are all known side-effects of long-term use of Ecospirin, and finally discontinued it for me. Instead, he has prescribed Clopi---. Can anyone guide me as to whether it is a good substitute for Ecospirin, and whether it too has side effects from long term usage? ## Clopidogrel is a good substitute.You will not have the side effects as caused by aspirin.

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MYLAN810

WHITE CAPSULE ## I found 24 small white capsules with Mylan810 printed on them. What is this drug? What is this drug used for? ## Mylan 810 is Hydrochlorothiazide ## John is correct. Mylan lists this capsule as containing 12.5mgs of Hydrochlorothiazide, which is used to help removed excess fluid from the body to treat conditions such as congestive heart failure, edema, and high blood pressure. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, hypotension, and dehydration. Is there anything else I can help with?

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