Dr. Su shares if most women continue medication after a catheter ablation for an arrhythmia.
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Taking Medication Post Catheter Ablation Often after the abnormal rhythm is ablated, it should be considered curative procedure, and often all the abnormal circuits are gone for good. So medication are usually just stopped right away, but it depends on what type of abnormal rhythm. For some, we know the heart can be very, very irritable. So I will continue medication for about one month or sometimes up to three months’ time to allow the heart to readjust itself for a very complex rhythm. But more often than not for supraventricular tachycardia, this will be a curative procedure, and medication is stopped right away