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Does the tiredness go away after being on Multaq awhile or does the tiredness continue? ## Multaq made me tired for about 6 weeks and then I started to feel more energtic. I love this drug as I have been in rythem since last April. Stick with it, I am sure you will feel better soon. Take care! ## Has anyone used Multaq for v-tach? ## Multaq contains the active ingredient Dronedarone, it is used to treat atrial fibrillation. It is hard to say what might be causing your tiredness, it could be the Multaq, or it could be your heart problem. If it is the Multaq, as was already said in one of the other posts, it will eventually taper off, but it can take 4 to 6 weeks. Are there any other questions or comments? ## I am a registered nurse. My very good friend has been in the hospital many times...

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Hello. My mom just underwent an angioplasty and had 2 stents put. She is advised to take ecosprin 75 mg along with ticagrelor 2x a day along with citogard, cilacar TM 1x, and cilacar 5 mg. She has slight high blood pressure and slight diabetes as well. After the surgery she has developed very bad ulcers in her stomach as well as a UTI. She is also anemic... Everytime she takes ecosprin she becomes sick. Is there any alternative to this medication? She used to take deplatt and she was fine. Can she continue with deplatt only?

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My wife recently underwent knee replacement surgery. The day before the procedure, she had an ECG and 2D echo tests. The doctor informed us that she has a mitral valve problem and inquired if she had been experiencing any symptoms such as murmurs, dyspnea, or excessive tiredness. My wife has never experienced such symptoms and is reluctant to undergo any further check-ups unless she develops these symptoms. Could you please tell me the name of the medicine that cardiologists typically prescribe for this type of valve problem? ## She should definitely have it checked out, before developing symptoms. Once symptoms appear, she could have already experienced permanent damage to her heart, and there is a risk of complications from MVR being fatal. Ref: Mitral Valve Regurgitation Information ...

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Isosorbide mn er 30ml was added about 8 days ago to my mother meds. She is 85. Two and a half days ago she started complaining of pain from her upper thigh going down toward her knees in both legs. I am wondering if Isosorbide could be the cause since this is the only thing that has changed in her routine. ## Hi Sandy, Is your mom taking any other medications that could potentially have an interaction with Isosorbide? There doesn't appear to be any related side effect information that mentions leg pain or inflammation within the lower extremities, so I'm thinking that Isosorbide could simply be interacting with another med or that this is more or less a just a rare side effect of the drug that isn't listed with the other more common side effects. In either case, it sounds li...

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I have been on Multaq for about two months. I have an artificial heart valve and atrial fibrillation. The drug seems to work well so far, however my hair is thinning. Has anyone else had this problem? Yesterday the doctor said my heart rate was normal. What are other side effects that have been experienced? ## Only problem I've had is it doesn't work for me. Cardioversion has not worked either. Guess I'm one of the 40% that has Afib after By-Pass surgery. Looks like Coumaden or surgery. ## Been taking Multag for 3 mos and my hair is coming out really bad. Also, my scalp itches. I can put up with other side effects but not losing my hair. Think I need to call my cardiologist about this. ## Hair thinning, and hair loss are not listed as known side effects of Multaq, the FDA li...

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Hi I have had 2 stents placed around 2 weeks back and was put on Brilinita 2 tablets of 90 mg each per day. Ever since I have started using this medication, I have had a headache all around my head - its not very painful but it is annoying, seems like slight electricity in my head all the time, along with this I am having chest pain on my right side which comes and goes - my cardiologist told me its got nothing to do with Brilinta - I am not too sure as my other issues such as blood pressure and diabetes is very much in control. Nothing else is wrong with me. Anyone else has had similar effect while using Brilinta? ## Can Brilinta cause diarrhea/loose stools? I've been on it for a year. At first I had diarrhea. It went away but the loose stools never really did. And I still have occ...

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I have been on Multaq one week. I do not have reduced a-fib and my heart rate is still around 80 which is normal for me. My doctor made a point of telling me to get my coumidin checked. I could go too high or too low. ## Are you also post MI with structural damage to the heart and low ejection/fraction? Just wondering what a safe heartrate is for someone with these issues and if a heartrate in the 80's makes the heart work harder. ## Sandra, any elevated heart rate means your heart is working harder, but a level in the 80's is not dangerously high, mine also typically runs that high. Some people just tend to have higher, or lower rates then others. What heart rate does your doctor look for? Jackie, how are you doing on the Multaq, now? Has there been any change? Are you also tak...

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Can you consume alcohol while taking Brilinta? What are your experiences? Thank you ## It would be best not to imbibe, without your doctor's approval, because alcohol can also cause blood thinning, and coupled with the Brilinta, it could cause your blood to become too thin, which can be very dangerous. The FDA lists the typical side effects of Brilinta as possibly including nausea, dizziness, risk of bleeding, diarrhea, and slow heart rate. Ref: Brilinta Information Are you on any other medications?

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Brilinta is newer than Plavix and a superior medicine if you can tolerate it. I experienced dizziness, confusion, and chest pain for about three months while taking Brilinta following a stent procedure. I recently switched to Plavix and the side effects have gone away. I recommend trying Brilinta if you can tolerate it because it is slightly superior for avoiding a heart attack or stroke, however if you continue to have side effects you might want to switch to Plavix.

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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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I was given a stent in 2013 when my Dr advised me not to smoke ever in my life. I need to know that if I smoke occasionally then what should I do to wash out any smoking effect from my body? ## Smoking, irrespective of whether you have a stent or not affects your cardio pulmonary system in negative ways. Just stop! Consult with your Dr and begin to exercise. Walking is excellent! If your heathy enough to add a weight lifting regime do that too. Make sure your diet is a healthy one also. If you’re overweight, lose it. Start today. No better time than the present..??

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has anyone experienced nightmares with Multaq? Have been taking 400mg 2 times a day for 1 month now and am at the point where I don't want to close my eyes at night (althought it's better than the alternative)....also experience excessive bloating. ## The Multaq does cause bloating. You'll hear a lot of people complaining of gas issues. Multaq for me is causing Hair loss, didn't always until recently. Ive been taking it for 7 months. I get the following side effects; Hair loss, bloating, tiredness sometimes, not always, numbness in my left thigh occasionally, and ringing in my ears, this too just recently. I def would not take the drug, unless absolutely had to, which I do because of my PAC's. My Afib was cured by ablation, thank God. But since I have terrible PAC...

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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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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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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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Trying to identify a pill - 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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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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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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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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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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