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LVEF 30%
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LVEF 30%

Dear doctor,
my mother is 51 yrs. before 6 yrs she got first stroke. doctor did n't say us anything. from last 2 yrs we see she is suffering from cardiomiopathy. that time her LVEF was 46%, she were under treatment.Now she have LVEF 30%.and taking following medicine--

1, clopidogrel 75 mg-- 1 time at noon
2, furosemide 40mg-1 morning and half night
3. atorvastatin 10 mg-- 1 at night
4. carvedilol 6.25 mg---half morning and half night
5. trimetazidine hcl  35 mg---1 morning and 1 night


pls say me.
how long she will survive?
why LVEF is getting down?
can LVEF get up?
are these medicine OK?
any more advice?

thanks
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LVEF has been known to improve in some patients with appropriate treatment. She should talk to her cardiologist about increasing the dose of  Carvedilol if tolerated and adding an ACE Inhibitor/ ARB  if appropriate.
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