Shortness of breath
Trouble breathing, particularly
when lying down.
Coughing
or wheezing
Coughing and wheezing that
produces mucus, sometimes
tinged with blood.
Swelling
Especially in the feet, ankles,
legs, and/or belly.
Confusion
Memory loss or feelings of
confusion.
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Fatigue
Feeling too tired to do
everyday activities.
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Rapid weight gain
Gaining 3 or more pounds in one
day due to fluid retention.
Nausea or lack
of appetite
A feeling of being too full
or queasy.
TRACKING YOUR SYMPTOMS
Use the interactive chart on the next
page to keep track of your symptoms.
Fill it out each day and, if you notice
any changes in your health, let your
doctor know right away.
Even if you are on a treatment plan and making lifestyle changes, you still may be experiencing symptoms.
Below are some of the most important symptoms to watch out for. You and your loved one can keep track of
them together. If you experience any of these symptoms for the first time, or if you notice that any of them are
getting worse, call your doctor as symptoms can increase your risk of Heart Failure hospitalizations.
INTERACTIVE SYMPTOM TRACKER
Open this file each day and click on the box next to the symptom(s) that you are experiencing. If you find that any
of your symptoms are becoming more frequent, getting worse, or just bothering you more, call your doctor. You can
also print out a few of these sheets to fill out by hand and keep in your welcome kit.
DATE
NEW NEW NEWONGOING ONGOING ONGOING
SHORTNESS
OF BREATH
COUGHING
OR WHEEZING SWELLING
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
East Hanover, New Jersey 07936-1080 © 2017 Novartis 12/17 HFS-1352505
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NEW NEWONGO YES CURRENT WEIGHTING ONGOING
FATIGUE NAUSEA
RAPID
WEIGHT GAIN
X LBS
NEW ONGOING
CONFUSION
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