Mar 07, 2009 - 3:27 pm
Has anyone had heart problems after treatment with Adriamycin? We are told it can damage the heart but there don't seem to be many details available. I went through numerous heart tests 4 years ago when I experienced chest pain. I never got an answer to what I was experiencing. The cardiologist said there were minor abnormalities but there was no follow up. I was put on Atenolol but went off of it when my heart rate dropped too low. My own conclusion is that it was perhaps caused by lymphatic fluid build up from physical exertion. Now I am experiencing an irregular heartbeat and am going for an EKG. Just curious if anyone knows what kind of heart problems are attributed to chemo.