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Is Alcohol Consumption Safe Post Aortic Valve Replacement?

My dad had aortic pig valve replacement and mital repair His meds are. Corig for heart a thyroid med, diuretic, potassium, Vitorin for cholesterol, baby aspirin, Allegra, lexapro. I feel he shouldn t drink alcohol. When he drinks it is anything and usually 2-5 drinks Isn t alcohol a really bad idea even if he consumed less?
Wed, 15 Jun 2016
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Not that complications will occur with that alcohol amount he may develop liverpool cirrhosis if he takes more alcohol. he should not have more alcohol to avoid complications but according to valve repairs no complications can occur
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Is Alcohol Consumption Safe Post Aortic Valve Replacement?

Not that complications will occur with that alcohol amount he may develop liverpool cirrhosis if he takes more alcohol. he should not have more alcohol to avoid complications but according to valve repairs no complications can occur