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Does beta blockers lower ejection fraction : Hypertrophic

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does beta blockers lower ejection fraction
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Customer: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with diastolic dysfunction stage 2 and dyspnea on exertion with EJ falling from 65 to53 on Systolic 2.5 mg per day
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 6 months ago.

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This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

Not in your case usually.

Beta blocker is supposed to improve your relaxation phase leeting the heart chambers fill better.

Taht in turn improves the cardiac output or EF fraction.

Hence, your hypertrophi cardiomyopathy is liekly worsening.

We recommend adding a ace inhibitor like lisinopril as well with beta blocker.

Lisinopril will help with heart remodeling and improve the function.
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