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therron2004 posted:
I had a M. I. 3 yrs. ago with minor damage to my heart. Now when I work, I sweat so much more than I ever did. Any ideas?
ps I had 2 stints installed plus I take Plavix, ecotrin, lopressor.
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Robert A Harrington, MD responded:
Dear Therron2004-

After a heart attack and with the starting of new medications, the increase in sweating could well be due to one of the changes in your lifestyle (ie working out more actively) or with some of the medicines. If you otherwise feel well, I wouldn't worry too much about this as long as the increase sweating doesn't interfere with your lifestyle. But if it is really bothersome, ask your doctor as he/she might choose to switch your medications around a bit to see if this annoying side effect can be lessened.

Best of luck

Bob H


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