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Treatment Options

HCM has many treatment options that may be considered. Each patient will need to evaluate what is in there best interest both short term and long term before engaging in treatment for HCM.  Not every treatment is appropriate for each patient. As importantly not every health care facility is well versed in the treatment of HCM, therefore where care is provided is keenly important in HCM.

This page will guide you to the various treatments for various aspects of HCM care.

Medication

Medications used in HCM

Important program for those taking Toprol XL (metroprolol succcinate

Due to several recalls related to generic versions Toprol XL  AstraZeneca is offering a unique program.  This mail in program offers Torprol-XL for as little as $15.00 for a 30 day supply  or $30.00 for a 90 day supply.   This is the "name brand" not a generic.   Some HCM specialist have strong opinions on the use of generics and feel that name brand Toprol-XL is the optimal for most patients.     This program allows you access to the name brand drug at a very reasonable price.  4 doses are available - 25mg, 50mg, 100mg, 200mg

Here is what you will need to do: 

  • Download this form
  • Give it to your doctor to complete (front page)
  • Complete the payment and billing information (back page)
  • Follow instructions for submission

     

Implantable devices  and Sudden cardiac arrest prevention

ICD’s and Pacemakers

Risk Stratification – Are you at risk of SCA?

 

Septal Reduction Therapy -Obstruction removal

Options for septal reduction

What about apical myectomy?

Treating Atrial fibrillation in HCM

Cardioversion and Pulmonary vein isolation and MAZE procedure

Heart Transplant

Who is a candidate?