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How should I prepare for an echocardiogram?

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On the day of the echocardiogram, eat and drink as you normally would. Take all of your medications at the usual times, as prescribed by your doctor.

SOURCES: The Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute. The National Institutes of Health.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on February 25, 2020

SOURCES: The Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute. The National Institutes of Health.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on February 25, 2020

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