Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Viral Myocarditis Treatment

Treatment for myocarditis depends on the severity of the symptoms. Treatment usually includes cardiac monitoring, oxygen therapy, intravenous fluids, blood pressure monitoring, and fluid restriction. Medications used to treat myocarditis include beta-blockers, aspirin, nitrates, diuretics, digoxin, and ACE inhibitors.

Treatment options for myocarditis include:

Medications for myocarditis include:

Viral Myocarditis Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat myocarditis:

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Last Updated: Dec 21, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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