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Forum Name: Valvular Heart Diseases

Question: heart murmur and drugs


 shanz - Sat Aug 01, 2009 9:40 am

my friend i no has a heart murmur and they are thinkin about taking an extacy tablet or a line of speed i no either is bad but if they did do them and didn listen what could happen to them? and what are the chances or it happening?im worried.
 Theresa Jones, RN - Tue Sep 29, 2009 6:38 am

User avatar Hi shanz,
Speed and ecstasy can cause abnormal heart arrythmias which may lead to serious consequences. There has been instances resulting in death from the use of these drugs. I would strongly suggest refraining from use. If you need a substance to have a great time doing something is the activity worth it or worth the consequences? Best wishes!
Sincerely,
Theresa Jones, RN

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