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Should I be on meds?

By Anonymous May 12, 2010 - 10:34am
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I was diagnosed with SVT after wearing a 48 hour Holter Monitor. My primary Dr. put me on verapamil to slow down the palpitations until I see the cardiologist in three weeks. Should I be taking it before I know what type of SVT I have?

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The only side effect so far is fatigue. Although I was already physically fatigued now I am also mentally tired. The doctor said she wanted to calm down my symptoms until my appointment on June 3 with the cardiologist, I was having palpitations, chest pain, fatigue daily. My arms were going numb occasionally and I was having near fainting episodes. I have not had a near fainting episode since being on the meds. I am still having a few palpitations a day and chest pains, but nothing like it was. so it has helped. I feel better about being on the medication now. I was a little frightened at first, not knowing what to expect.

May 20, 2010 - 7:47am
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