Aortic Dissection Symptoms and Medicines

Aortic Dissection is a relatively rare, but potentially life-threatening condition. A tear in the aorta is called an aortic dissection.

Symptoms are
* Intense chest pain. The pain is normally described as sharp, ripping, tearing or stabbing and can be felt in the back, chest, neck or jaw. Not to be confused with angina where the pain and discomfort typically intensifies with time.
* Confusion, disoriented thoughts
* Profuse seating
* Reduced movement in any location of the body.
* Reduced sensation in the arms or legs.
* Shortness of breath.
* Dry skin or mouth
* Intense Anxiety
* Excessive yawning
* Nausea or vomiting
* Dizziness
* Fainting
* Cough

Medications Used for Treating

Lopressor (Metoprolol), Toprol (Metoprolol), Tenoretic (Atenolol-Chlorthalidone) and Tenormin (Atenolol)

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