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A Guide to Medicines

The many types of medicines your doctor might prescribe for you to treat (or help prevent) heart disease or cardiovascular-related conditions.

This section of the Heart Information Center describes in detail many different types of medicines your doctor might prescribe for you to treat (or help prevent) heart disease or cardiovascular-related conditions. The categories of medicines are listed in the adjacent column.

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Safemedication.com
A consumer-based site by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists that provides information about all types of medicines as well as safety tips for their proper use. The site’s search feature lets users search medicines by the brand or generic name.

 

Disclaimer

The information in this Medicines for Cardiovascular Disease section has been taken from a number of sources. It is meant to give you information about certain medicines, but it does not cover all of the possible uses, warnings, side effects, or interactions with other medicines and vitamin or herbal supplements. This information should not be used as medical advice for individual problems. Please talk to your doctor and/or your pharmacist for prescription instructions.