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Medications

Find answers to frequently asked questions about medications, like how they work and possible side effects.

  • Am I a good candidate for alternatives to coumadin, such as rivaroxaban?
  • Should I take antibiotics before dental procedures to prevent endocarditis?
  • What are the side-effects of medications used to treat angina (particularly beta-blockers and calcium channel blockers)?
  • What medications should I take to manage my cardiomyopathy symptoms? What are the side-effects of these medications?
  • What medications should I take to prevent dilated cardiomyopathy from worsening?
  • For how long do I need to take antibiotics for endocarditis? What are the side-effects of these antibiotics? Do these antibotics need to be intravenous or oral?

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