My father is 65 yrs. old. In June he had a heart attack and didn't tell anyone until the next day. My mom got him in to his dr. and they ran test and had to put a stent in one of his lower valves cause he had 70+% blockage.
Now they have him on so many meds.
Zocor (for cholesteral)
Lisinopril (for high blood preassure)
Plavix (for blood flow and break down plaque)
Metoprolol ( reduces work on heard and helps beat regularly)
Bisoprol (cirrculation for blood flow)
He is also a cancer survivor twice so he is on morphine also
He feels sick all the time and is so weak. The side affects to these meds are awful and make him feel rotten. The Lisinopril says it could have flu like affects.
My question until I get him back to the dr. is why so many meds???
Some of them seem to be for the same thing. He wants to work out in his yard so he does even if he is feeling like crap and then really pays the price that evening. I just rearranged his pill schedual so he is taking them spread out to 4 times instead of half of them in morning and half at bed time hoping this may help. Has anyone else had to do this and I am sure that there are diff. meds that will not make him feel this way.
Any info or your own experiance would be great!
I am just a sad daughter who hates seeing such a active man go through this.....thanks, Jodi