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Top 10 Search Results for "Entresto"

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Entresto

Entresto

I have been prescribed Entresto for weak heart.Newer drug anyone taking and side effects? Waiting for insurance to approve as 580$ monthly here

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

Anyone who is considering or takes entresto probably knows you can get your insurance to approve entresto and then you can immediately go on to the entresto website and print a card which allows you… read more

posted over 1 year ago

Is There Anybody On Entresto. If So Can You Tell Me If It Has Improved Your Condition??

Is There Anybody On Entresto. If So Can You Tell Me If It Has Improved Your Condition??

Just after been prescribed entresso and was wondering if anyone else is on this tablet and has it helped there health and how??

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

I currently take the lowest dose of entresto and have seen my ejection fraction go from approximately 10% all the way up to 45% in about 90 days. This was done through a combination of replacing Coreg… read more

posted over 1 year ago

How Low Is Everyone’s EF And Has It Improved

How Low Is Everyone’s EF And Has It Improved

Would like to know peoples EF and if they have improved.

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

How are you doing now? Also..did they put in a defibrillator?

posted 25 days ago

Entresto

Entresto

I have been experiencing more trouble breathing..not like my asthma...and my kidney egfr has been dropping significantly since chf diagnosis sept 2017. Dropped to 40 moderate kidney disease ..very concerning. On max dose of entresto, side effects have worsened ejection fraction is between 50 and 55 this ...ejection fraction plateaued on middle dosage of entresto..and dud not improve after doubling to the highest dose...Anybody out there who feels given kidney effects that their dosage us too… read more

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

I was prescribed entresto but the side effects scared me as dementia runs in my family and I didn't feel as well when I started taking it. For me, Ivabradine has been a miracle drug. No side effects… read more

posted 7 months ago

Entresto

Entresto

Hello, have anyone read or ask cardiologist, can Entresto sometimes causes dementia or cognitive disfunction. I take a low dose 25/27mg; and I read in a health issue, that it can cause brain disfunction and that more research is ongoing and results will be release in 2022. Entresto has helped my EF increase some. I had a chemical stress test and it was increased from 25-30%, to 47% on test, I am not sure how accurate the stress test are. I also walk, try to eat better, etc; and most important… read more

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

Hi, Everyone!! Yes, I have been on Entresto for 3 years! I was put on the lowest dose at first and then started taking the middle Dose! It did raise my EF to 40 from a low of 25%! The middle dose… read more

posted 2 months ago

New Heart Failure Medication

New Heart Failure Medication

I had a Cardiologist appt this week that was ok, Thankful. My Cardiologist was telling me of a new medication approve now for heart failure patient with low EF, it is a med that is given to type 2 dietbetc, ( I forgot the exact name), she said it has few side effects. I am scheduled for an echo in May and if my EF is low, she recommended the new drug. Have anyone heard of the medication? I hate to add another pill to my daily intake.😔, but may try it. I hope my echo increases or stay the same… read more

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

I was giving Farxiga more or less 4 months ago and luckily I have not gotten any side effects. The good side, less appetite 😊.

posted 1 day ago

Entresto

Entresto

With Entresto being fairly new with treating heart failure.......how many of you can give me your experience with it. How many people can feel their heart rate (pounding) when your bp is normal due to medications. This will come and go all day long.

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

Hi Linda ,are you still in Quesnel? How are you doing? As for me I haven't been well sense Christmas. Having bowel and stomach problems. But hanging in there. Beautiful here today and yesterday our… read more

posted over 1 year ago

Interesting

Interesting

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

I am not sure of Entrestro medication.. too many side effect . so every one will suffer kidney failure, and feeling tired, sleepy. wee people ---this is not for me. I don't ant to sleep all day and… read more

posted over 4 years ago