Tricuspid Insufficiency Treatment
Mild tricuspid insufficiency may not require treatment. Treatment for moderate to severe tricuspid insufficiency may include medications for heart failure, blood thinner medication, and tricuspid valve replacement.
Treatment for moderate to severe tricuspid insufficiency may include:
- Diuretic medications:
- Digoxin (Lanoxin)
- ACE inhibitors:
- Blood thinner medication:
- Surgery for tricuspid insufficiency:
- Medications before dental or surgical procedures:
- Antibiotics to prevent endocarditis for those who have had valve replacement surgery
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