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Any one on methadone for pain and having heart problems?

Hi,,I'm a pain patient and been on Methadone for over a year,,,I have no known heart issues that I know of,,,But my heart is acting strange beating feels off not like extra heartbeats I've had those before with no reason found why,,years ago,,but I just want to know if u did have any heart stuff while on methadone,,,and no worries if I for a moment i thought I was having a heart attract I wd call 911 immediately, just want to see how common that is,,thanks everyone..
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Hello and hope you are doing well.

Treatment with Methadone can cause arrhythmias, bigeminal rhythms, extrasystoles, QT interval prolongation, T-wave inversion and  ventricular tachycardias. So, please follow up with your doctor and have an EKG done, so that he can check to see if there are any new rhythm abnormalities as compared to your previous recordings.

Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
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Thank you so much,will do
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