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Common Heart Disease Drugs, Med...

Common Heart Disease Drugs, Medications & Treatments

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1. Beta Blockers

Acebutolol (Sectral)

Timolol Oral (Blocadren)
Propranolol ER (Betachron ER, Inderal LA, Innopran XL)
Atenolol (Tenormin)
Metoprolol Oral (Lopressor)
Carteolol (Cartrol)
Nadolol (Corgard)
Bisoprolol (Zebeta)
Pindolol (Visken)
Metoprolol ER (Toprol XL)
Propranolol (Inderal)
Bisoprolol (Zebeta)
Betaxolol Oral (Kerlone Oral)

Nebivolol (Bystolic)

2. Statins for high cholesterol

Niacin (Niacor, Nicolar, Nicotinic Acid)
Colesevelam (Welchol)
Colestipol (Colestid)
Ezetimibe (Zetia)
Ezetimibe and Simvastatin (Vytorin)
Fenofibrate (Micronized) Capsules (Antara, Lofibra)
Gemfibrozil (Lopid)
Fenofibrate Tablets (Tricor, Triglide)
Atorvastatin (Lipitor)
Lovastatin (Mevacor)
Fluvastatin Extended-Release (Lescol XL)
Fluvastatin (Lescol)
Rosuvastatin (Crestor)
Simvastatin (Zocor)
Lovastatin Extended Release (Altocor, Altoprev)
Pravastatin (Pravachol)

3. Ace inhibitors

Enalapril (Vasotec)
Captopril (Capoten)
Trandolapril (Mavik)
Benazepril (Lotensin)
Moexipril (Univasc)
Fosinopril (Monopril)
Ramipril (Altace)
Perindopril (Aceon)
Lisinopril (Prinivil, Zestril)
Quinapril (Accupril)

4. Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers

Telmisartan (Micardis)

Eprosartan (Teveten)

Irbesartan (Avapro)

Valsartan (Diovan)

Olmesartan (Benicar)

Candesartan (Atacand)

Losartan (Cozaar)

5. Antiplatelets

Ticlopidine (Ticlid)
Clopidogrel (Plavix)

6. Calcium Channel Blockers

Nifedipine ER (Adalat CC, Afeditab CR, Nifediac CC, Procardia XL)
Bepridil (Vascor)
Felodipine (Plendil)
Nisoldipine (Sular)
Amlodipine (Norvasc)
Nicardipine (Cardene)
Verapamil (Calan, Isoptin)
Diltiazem ER (Cardizem CD, Cardizem LA, Cardizem SR, Cartia XT, Dilacor XR, Diltia XT, Taztia XT, Tiamate, Tiazac)
Isradipine (DynaCirc)
Verapamil Extended-release (Calan SR, Covera-HS, Isoptin SR, Verelan, Verelan PM)
Nicardipine SR (Cardene SR)

7. Combined Alpha and Beta Blockers

Carvedilol (Coreg) Labetalol (Normodyne, Trandate)

8. Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa Inhibitors  

Abciximab Injection (ReoPro)
Eptifibatide (Integrilin)
Tirofiban (Aggrastat)

9. Cardiac Glycosides

Digoxin (Digitek, Lanoxicaps, Lanoxin)

10. Diuretics

Triamterene and Hydrochlorothiazide (Dyazide, Maxzide)
Bumetanide (Bumex)
Furosemide (Lasix)
Metolazone (Mykrox, Zaroxolyn)
Furosemide Injection (Lasix Injection)
Chlorthalidone (Hygroton, Thalitone)
Torsemide Oral (Demadex Oral)
Amiloride and Hydrochlorothiazide (Moduretic)
Hydrochlorothiazide (Esidrix, Ezide, HydroDIURIL, Microzide, Oretic)
Indapamide (Lozol)
Triamterene (Dyrenium)
Bumetanide Injection (Bumex Injection)

Spironolactone (Aldactone, Novo-Spiroton, Spiractin, Spirotone, Verospiron or Berlactone)

11. Anti-Arrhythmics

Flecainide (Tambocor)
Ibutilide (Corvert)
Dofetilide (Tikosyn)
Propafenone ER (Rhythmol SR)
Propafenone (Rythmol)
Amiodarone Oral (Cordarone, Pacerone)
Disopyramide (Norpace, Norpace CR)
Quinidine (Cardioquin, Quinora)
Sotalol tablets (Betapace AF) (Betapace AF)

12. Salicylates

Aspirin (ASA, Acetylsalicylic acid, Acuprin, Alka-Seltzer, Ascriptin A/D, Bayer, Bufferin, Easprin, Ecotrin, Empirin, Zorprin)

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