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Had palpitations n shortness of breath. Taking Amcard n Amlozar regularly. Is this a sign of an illness?

Doctor, In d afternoon I had palpitations n shortness of breath .Became quite restless,so checked B.P. n it was 165/138,I am a pt of mild hypertension n take Amcard n Amlozar regularly .This state lasted for about 1 hr ,after that it started falling n came up to 124/76. What may be d reason .I myself am a doctor M.B.B.S.(RETD FROM GOVT JOB) otherwise my B.P. REMAINS CONTROLLED WITH MEDICATION .At that time I checked blood sugar level also (P.P) n that was 135.-Dr Manju Arya
Asked On : Wed, 24 Apr 2013
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Hi and thanks for the query,
It would be interesting to get a complete medical evaluation. Its important to get a few questions answered too. any history of heart disease in the family? sudden death? recent taking of particular drugs? Flu recently?
A chest X ray should be dine to evaluate the size of the heart and exclude an associated lung pathology in the process. An EKG to evaluate regularity of heart s beating rhythm together with a cardiac ultrasound in this case,, to me, should be done.
I suggest you visit your cardiologist for a reevaluation and exclusion of any serious heart disease.
Thanks and best regards,
Luchuo, MD.
Answered: Thu, 25 Apr 2013
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