advertisement
Question
Posted by: Sams | 2006/11/07

heartbeat / ICSI medication

Hi Doc!
I had my 2nd ICSI done and I'm pregnant now. Hopefully everything is okay - I'm going for my first scan on next Tuesday.
I'm on Eltroxin, Glucophage, Meticorten, 1/4 Disprin, Staminogro, Immunoglobin Injection (weekly) and Cyclogest Pessaries. I noticed that my heart seems occasionally "to overturn" itself. I think the term for that is Tachycardia. It's when I'm very busy (e.g.at work) or when I'm upset (don't laugh ;-) e.g.watching a sad movie). Should I be worried and phone my specialist straight away or is it enough to wait another week, when I go there for my scan.
I reduced my coffein intake to 1 cup of tea in the morning and I bought myself decaffinated coffee, because I thought the coffee was the reason.
Thank you in advance
Sams

Not what you were looking for? Try searching again, or ask your own question
Our expert says:
Expert ImageFertility expert

Dear Sams

Tachycardia and arrhythmia are fairly common in the early stages of pregnancy and therefore should not pose undue concern. However the fact that you are using eltroxin might imply that the dose may require adjustment and alternatively the possibility of a previously undetected Barlow syndrome (floppy mitral valve syndrome) should be considered.

The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.

1
Our users say:
Posted by: Sams | 2006/11/10

Thank you so much!!

Reply to Sams

Have your say

Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
advertisement