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What medications should I avoid before a stress echocardiogram?

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Do not take the following heart medications for 24 hours before your test unless your doctor tells you otherwise:

�Beta-blockers

�Isosorbide dinitrate

�Isosorbide mononitrate

�Nitroglycerin

Your doctor may also ask you to stop taking other heart medications on the day of your test. If you have any questions about your medications, ask your doctor. Do not discontinue any medication without first talking with your doctor.

If you use an inhaler for your breathing, please bring it with you.

From: Echocardiogram WebMD Medical Reference

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

Reviewed by James Beckerman on February 04, 2019

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

Reviewed by James Beckerman on February 04, 2019

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