Hi there, your definetely not alone, if you read through the archives, there are many people who have these pac's and pvc's and are scared to death of them. I myself am one of them. I don't know if you read my post to you on the other thread, but I was just diagnosed with SVT and pac's and pvc's and I too live in constant fear of them, waiting for them to happen. My Dr. put me on Inderal and Xanax, to try to help control my anxiety over it. And, by the way, yes, adrenaline definetely can cause the heart to go into the SVT, so I assume it could do it with the V-tach too (Don't quote me tho, my opinion). My Dr. said my SVT, pac's and pvc's and just regular fast heart rate is adrenaline induced, and Inderal is a beta blocker that shuts off the adrenaline to help control the SVT, and it has helped me with my pac's and pvc's. I've only been on it 6 days so, so I"m still trying to adjust. Are you not taking anything for the V-tach? If you want to talk, feel free to write me anytime, ***@****
Take Care, Michelle
I have had these pvcs for the last five mths. my doc put me on tiazac and it has helped a lot
I am a 39yo female. I had a massive heart attack at 30 which proceded to a stent placed and then 3 days later a triple bypass. Since then I've had 11 more stent being the most recent, 3 placed the end of September this year. I too have a PVC which my Dr states that they are not harmful. I was taking 50mg of Metoprolol Tartrate twice a day which helped immensely. There is another form of Metroprolol but it is the more expensive brand. The Tartrate is only $4 at Walmart which CVS matches Walmart price. You may want to ask your Dr about that medicine. However since I had this last procedure, it took a toll on me. My PVC got worse so the Dr upped my dosage. Unfortunately it is not helping and I am having these episodes 2 - 3 times a day. I'm now also experiencing severe pain in my right arm and leg along with numbness in my toes, which I believe is due to poor circulation possibly caused by a clot. I'm going to my cardiologist later to see what he says. The PVC is not painful but does affect me physically through my breathing and sleeping as well as being at work I have to stop what I'm doing. So annoying!