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Had Mitral valve replacement surgery and taking medication. Should I continue the same medicines? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Oct-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Medicines and Side Effects
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Practicing since : 2003
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User:this is XXXXXXX
User:i am having some health issue can please advise
Doctor:Please go ahead and I am waiting
Doctor:Elaborate on it
User:ya sure
User:actuvally in 2006 MVR surgery happend for me
User:so from that time i am using medicne given by dr.
User:now my doubt is still i need to continue same tablets or i need to change the medicines,
Doctor:Do you mean Mitral valve replacement
Doctor:I suggest you to post this query to a Cardiologist under 'Ask A Specialist' section as this is out of my expertise.
Doctor:Usually anticoagulants are to be continued for life
User:hoo thanks for ur suggistion i will ask Cardiologist.
Doctor:I am sorry I will not be able to give a confident advice
Doctor:Thank you for visiting me
Doctor:Bye for now
User:ok thanks for ur help
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