Mitral Valve Prolapse
People with Reference mitral valve prolapse Opens New Window (MVP) usually do not need medicines, especially if they do not have Reference mitral valve regurgitation Opens New Window.
Medicines cannot correct bulging (prolapse) of the mitral valve or prevent many of the complications that can develop. But medicine is sometimes used to control symptoms.
Reference Beta-blockers are used to relieve symptoms of Reference palpitations Opens New Window or chest pain that might happen with mitral valve prolapse. Beta-blockers do not improve how the mitral valve works.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference January 4, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference John A. McPherson, MD, FACC, FSCAI - Cardiology