Myocarditis is an inflammation of the heart muscle and can be caused by a variety of infections, conditions, and viruses. Symptoms of myocarditis include chest pain, shortness of breath, fatigue, and fluid accumulation in the lungs. Treatment mainly involves preventing heart failure with medication and diet, as well as monitoring for heart rhythm abnormalities.Read more: Myocarditis Article
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Treatment & Diagnosis
Medications & Supplements
- prednisone (Prednisone Intensol, Rayos) Corticosteroid
- furosemide (Lasix)
- metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol XL)
- methylprednisolone (Medrol)
- lisinopril (Zestril, Prinivil, Qbrelis) ACE Inhibitor
- carvedilol (Coreg)
- ramipril (Altace)
- captopril (Capoten)
- enalapril (Vasotec, Epaned)
- prednisolone (Orapred, Pediapred)
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