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Aortic valve disease

Also known as Aortic Valve Disorder

Aortic valve disease is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What are the symptoms?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with aortic valve disease, 54% report having shortness of breath, 32% report having fatigue, and 32% report having sharp chest pain. The symptoms that are highly suggestive of aortic valve disease are lymphedema, although you may still have aortic valve disease without those symptoms.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with aortic valve disease often receive radiographic imaging procedure, electrocardiogram, ultrasonography, echocardiography, lipid panel, other diagnostic procedures (interview; evaluation; consultation), diagnostic cardiac catheterization; coronary arteriography and cardiac stress tests .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with aortic valve disease include furosemide, warfarin, carvedilol, diltiazem, digoxin, amiodarone, isosorbide, niacin, terazosin, potassium chloride, memantine (namenda), chondroitin-glucosamine and felodipine .

Furosemide
$4
(28 days)
Warfarin
$12
(28 days)
Carvedilol
$16
(28 days)
Diltiazem
$31
(28 days)
Digoxin
$6
(28 days)
Amiodarone
$18
(28 days)
Isosorbide
$12
(28 days)
Niacin
$105
(28 days)
Terazosin
$8
(28 days)
Potassium Chloride
$15
(28 days)
Memantine (Namenda)
$157
(28 days)
Chondroitin-Glucosamine

Felodipine
$41
(28 days)

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for aortic valve disease include age 75+ years age 60-74 years.

Age

< 1 years
0.1x
1-4 years
0.2x
5-14 years
0.6x
15-29 years
0.1x
30-44 years
0.2x
45-59 years
0.6x
60-74 years
1.8x
75+ years
5.1x

Sex

Male
1.1x
Female
0.9x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
0.3x
Hispanic
0.4x
White
1.4x
Other
0.6x
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