The Safety Of Heartburn Drugs In Heart Sufferers?
, if taking the drug ranitidine is it safe for patients with heart swelling? My father has heart disease but won’t eat, if you eat, you will vomit
Good morning, thanks for the question
Cardiomegaly is not a diagnosis but a symptom of a certain disease condition. Symptoms of cardiomegaly such as heart rhythm disorders, shortness of breath, fatigue, coughing, swelling in the lower limbs. Cardiomegaly can be caused by chronic high blood pressure, disorders of the heart muscle, congenital heart defects, infections, or cardiovascular disease.
Treatment of heart swelling is based on conditions that cause the heart swelling itself so that it can differ from one patient to another. Medications can be given to treat heart rhythm disorders or lower blood pressure. Other causes such as thyroid gland disease or anemia can also be treated with medication to treat the condition.
Therefore, we advise you to consult with your doctor about symptoms that are currently present to minimize drug interactions that may arise.
To prevent worsening of heart swelling that has already occurred it is necessary to make changes in diet and lifestyle, for example:
1. Don't smoke
2. Maintain body weight within the normal range
3. Control blood pressure
4. Exercise regularly
5. Do not consume alcohol
6. Enough sleep 7-9 hours per day
7. Consume more vegetables and fruits
8. Limit salt consumption
9. Consumption of whole grains
That's all, hope you can help