Bicuspid Aortic Valve Medication

Updated: Jan 08, 2016
  • Author: Edward J Bayne, MD; Chief Editor: Steven R Neish, MD, SM  more...
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Medication

Medication Summary

Patients with bicuspid aortic valve are at increased risk for infective endocarditis. Prophylactic antibiotics are no longer required for dental or surgical procedures as recommended by the American Heart Association but are recommended to prevent recurrence if an episode of endocarditis has occurred. [36]