Heart failure is a catch-all term which simply means that your heart isn’t working quite as well as it should. A number of problems building up over time can result in a heart that can’t pump as well as it used to.
The dangers of mixing warfarin and paracetamol were noted 30 years ago yet doctors are still prescribing both together, even in specialist clinics where they should know better. ...
Since December 2003 I have been taking digoxin (187.5 mcg) every day for atrial fibrillation, an abnormal heart rhythm. I have experienced several side-effects, including tiredness and lethargy, especially after food in the evening, a lack of...
I have been very reluctantly taking warfarin for the past four years in connection with atrial fibrillation. In WDDTY vol 12 no 9, it states that a multicentre US trial has found that warfarin and aspirin perform equally well in
A new trial has shown that warfarin or warfarin plus aspirin are 20 to 30 per cent better than aspirin alone in preventing composite vascular events after myocardial infarction (MI).
About a year ago, I was diagnosed with a heart condition called atrial fibrillation and prescribed 40 mg of verapamil three times a day. The heart specialist tried cardioversion (a short procedure
Warfarin (Coumadin) is an anticoagulant, or blood-thinning agent, which works by inhibiting vitamin K-coagulation factors. Verapamil is a calcium-channel blocker and digoxin,
Using anticoagulants such as warfarin requires walking a tightrope between decreasing the blood’s ability to clot to prevent strokes without bringing on a haemorrhage somewhere in the body.
I have been trying to figure out how to fight a standard medical procedure, the examination of the genitals of children during routine physical examinations, barring any obvious medical problems. ...