Axert and Heart Problems

Recommendations for Axert and Heart Problems

People with certain heart problems should not take Axert. This includes people with:
 
People with a history of a heart attack also should not take Axert.
 
Axert should be used with caution in people who have possible risk factors for heart disease. In fact, you should be evaluated for heart disease before taking Axert if you have heart disease risk factors such as:
 
If you have any of the above risk factors for heart disease, it is also strongly recommended that you take your first dose of Axert in your healthcare provider's office (so that he or she can monitor your heart).
 
Finally, you should call your healthcare provider or 911 right away if you have any possible heart attack symptoms (such as chest pain, chest tightness, or shortness of breath) while taking Axert.
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