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How can shortness of breath be managed?

My husband is on entresto and had not take it for 3moths cause we could not afford it and now at nights he has problems going to sleep cause of shortness of breath when he lay down what to fo
Fri, 22 Jun 2018
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I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

The mentioned drug is used in heart failure case. So it's not that you have stopped medication by your own. Dyspnea can occur because of uncontrolled heart failure case. Investigate with EKG just now and continue medication for heart failure.

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