Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
169 Doctors are Online

Atrial fibrillation, breathing problem, peripheral veritigo and diabetic. Had mitral valve regurgitation on pills. Will doxolin help ?

My father is 80 years old. He has mitral valve regurgitation for the past 10 years. Now for the past 8 months he has atrial fibrillation . He has breathing problems. Besides this, he peripheral veritigo and diabetes. After this attack of peripheral vertigo some 3 years back, his walking capacity came down drastically. For the past 8 months he is not able to get out of the house for anything. He is not able to climb steps. We are staying in first floor. At present he finds it difficult even to balance and walk within the house and giddiness frequents almost once in three days. At nights he develops breathing problems again, like 8 months before. At present he takes tablet vertin 16 mg thrice a day. For cardiac problem, he takes 1.ASP Atorva, 2.Sartel, 3.Seloken XL, 4.Biduret, 5.Calaptin, 6. Digoxin , 7.Warf. For the present we are advised to take tablet doxolin for five days. Will it help?
Asked On : Tue, 14 Aug 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  81
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Sir, you need to get his ECG / ECHO done at the earliest as i fear that he is in fluid overload.Doxolin may help, but first you need to see a cardiologist at the earliest, thanks.
Answered: Tue, 14 Aug 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor