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Posted by Angie on July 08, 1999 at 10:57:00
If someone with a heart murmur was to take an upper such as speed or ectasy could they be in danger of having further problems?

Posted by CCF CARDIO MD - DLB on July 08, 1999 at 11:37:39
Dear Angie
Obviously, I would not recommend anyone taking such drugs, as they can cause serious illness or death. For people with heart disease, the risks would be even greater.
I hope this has been useful. I wish you the best of luck. Feel free to write back.
Information provided here is for general purposes only. Specific questions should be addressed to your own doctor. If you would like to make an appointment at the Cleveland Clinic Heart Center, please call 1-800-CCF-CARE or inquire online by using the Heart Center website at www.ccf.org/heartcenter. The Heart Center website contains a directory of the cardiology staff that can be used to select the physician best suited to address your cardiac problem.


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