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What Is The Cause For Heart Palpitations And Low Temperature While On Amitriptyline And Iron Supplement?

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Posted on Tue, 21 Jan 2014
Question: current symptoms - dizziness, jitteriness, fatigue, headache, Easy bruising Currently Menstruating Medications - Amitriptyline, iron supplement also having heart palpitations and low temp.
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Answered by Dr. Indu Kumar (2 hours later)
Brief Answer: It may be related to menstruation. Detailed Answer: Hello XXXX Thanks for writing to XXXXXXX Your symptoms may be due to menstruation.However symptoms are regular then it should be investigated.At present you can take NSAID like tablet Paracetamol 500 mg SOS. You need investigations like routine hemogram,RBS,LFT,RFT,Lipid profile,Thyroid profile,Ultrasound of abdomen,ECG in all leads. If there is any physical problems then it should be treated. Palpitations are generally due to benign causes.If it is associated with irregular pulse then it is the cause for worry and need investigations.Investigations can be done needed after consultation with cardiologist. At present you should continue Iron and Folic acid tablets along with multivitamins. Get well soon Hope i have answered your query. Further queries are most welcome. Take Care Dr.Indu XXXXXXX
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What Is The Cause For Heart Palpitations And Low Temperature While On Amitriptyline And Iron Supplement?

Brief Answer: It may be related to menstruation. Detailed Answer: Hello XXXX Thanks for writing to XXXXXXX Your symptoms may be due to menstruation.However symptoms are regular then it should be investigated.At present you can take NSAID like tablet Paracetamol 500 mg SOS. You need investigations like routine hemogram,RBS,LFT,RFT,Lipid profile,Thyroid profile,Ultrasound of abdomen,ECG in all leads. If there is any physical problems then it should be treated. Palpitations are generally due to benign causes.If it is associated with irregular pulse then it is the cause for worry and need investigations.Investigations can be done needed after consultation with cardiologist. At present you should continue Iron and Folic acid tablets along with multivitamins. Get well soon Hope i have answered your query. Further queries are most welcome. Take Care Dr.Indu XXXXXXX