認識心房顫動
及早檢查心跳,
守護自然的健康心律

心房顫動 (又稱「房顫」) 是一種常見的心臟疾病。患者心臟上腔的各個地方會發出紊亂的電波,導致心律不規則,而且心跳往往過快(心律不正)。1–3

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藥物治療

如已被確診患上房顫,病人可能需要接受治療來減低中風的風險,並同時服用藥物及/或 接受醫療程序,以治療房顫或其潛在病因。在此情況下,醫生可能會處方一種名為「口服 抗凝血藥」的藥物(又常稱為「薄血藥」)。 4

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注意事項

正在服用抗凝血藥的病人可能會較容易出血。血栓可引致中風,而抗凝血藥能減慢血栓的形成,也能使新的血栓難以形成。因此服用抗凝血藥可能有助減低中風風險。 4 然而,病人亦可能會較容易出血(特別是跌倒或受傷的時候)。一旦出血,止血時間亦可能會較長。 4,5

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1. Mayo Clinic. Atrial fibrillation. June 2019. Available at https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/atrial-fibrillation/symptoms-causes/syc-20350624. Last accessed November 2020.

2. Morillo CA et al. J Geriat Cardiol 2017; 14: 195–203.

3. Stroke Association. Atrial fibrillation. Available at https://www.stroke.org.uk/what-is-stroke/are-you-at-risk-of-stroke/atrial-fibrillation. Last accessed November 2020.

4. Stroke Association. Atrial fibrillation (AF) and stroke. May 2019. Available at https://www.stroke.org.uk/sites/default/files/media-root/f26_atrial_fibrillation_and_stroke_v4_web.pdf . Last accessed November 2020.

5. NHS. Side effects. Anticoagulant medicines. May 2018. Available at https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/anticoagulants/side-effects/ . Last accessed November 2020.

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