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I had a mild MI 3 days ago , with less than 10% damage to small

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I had a mild MI 3 days ago , with less than 10% damage to small area of ventricle wall , and not all the way through wall . do I really need to take b-blockers and ace inhibitors ... I have had a stent placed . i am also on aspirin and super aspirin , which i do not mind taking .
BP with meds is 100/60
i am having symptoms of tiredness and headaches .
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.
What was your ejection fraction?
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Not sure about ejection fraction .. But let's assume it is acceptable

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
Then I would still recommend it Raj
Beta blockers and ACE inhibitors have been shown to reduce deaths, repeat heart attacks and scarring of the myocardium after MI
You do need them