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Aortic Valve Stenosis - Medications

Medicines aren't used to treat aortic valve stenosis. But you may need medicines to prevent and treat complications from the condition. Or you may need to take medicines if you have valve replacement surgery.

If you have valve replacement surgery, you may need:

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You may need other medicines if you develop other problems, such as arrhythmias or heart failure. For more information, see the topic Heart Failure.

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Last Updated: April 30, 2013
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