Treatments for Heart Disease

Below is a listing of treatments and therapies for heart disease. Click on one to read more information or connect with others currently using it.

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Nitro-Dur (Nitroglycerin)

Overview
Nitro-Dur is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to prevent angina pectoris (chest pain) due to coronary artery disease. Nitro-Dur is also known by its drug name, Ni... read more

Nitroglycerin

Overview
Nitroglycerin is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat or prevent angina pectoris (chest pain) due to coronary artery disease. Nitroglycerin is sold under bra... read more

Nitrolingual Pumpspray (Nitroglycerin)

Overview
Nitrolingual Pumpspray is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to acutely treat or prevent an attack of angina pectoris (chest pain) due to coronary artery disease. N... read more

NitroMist (Nitroglycerin)

Overview
NitroMist is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to acutely treat or prevent an attack of angina pectoris (chest pain) due to coronary artery disease. NitroMist is a... read more

Nitrostat (Nitroglycerin)

Overview
Nitrostat is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for acute relief or acute prevention of angina pectoris (chest pain) attack due to coronary artery disease. Nitrosta... read more

Norvasc (Amlodipine)

Overview
Norvasc is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat hypertension and coronary artery disease. Norvasc is also known by its drug name, Amlodipine.

Norvasc is ... read more

Nutrition

Overview
Everyone feels their best when they consistently eat a healthy, balanced diet. For people with heart disease, nutrition is one of the most important ways you can control your cholesterol and blood pre... read more

Pacemaker

Overview
A pacemaker is a small, battery-powered device that helps your heart maintain a normal rhythm by emitting a low-level electrical signal when arrhythmia is detected. Pacemakers are usually implanted be... read more

Persantine (Dipyridamole)

Overview
Persantine is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to prevent postoperative complications after cardiac valve replacement. Persantine is indicated as an adjunctive tr... read more

Plavix (Clopidogrel)

Overview
Plavix is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat acute coronary syndrome, peripheral arterial disease, and recent myocardial infarction or stroke. Plavix is al... read more

Plendil (Felodipine)

Overview
Plendil is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat hypertension. Plendil is also known by its drug name, Felodipine.

Plendil is a calcium channel blocker. C... read more

Pletal (Cilostazol)

Overview
Pletal is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to reduce the symptoms of claudication (leg cramps during exercise). Pletal is also referred to by its drug name, Cilos... read more

Pradaxa (Dabigatran)

Overview
Pradaxa is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat, prevent, and reduce the risk of thromboembolitic events. Pradaxa is also referred to by its drug name, Dabig... read more

Procainamide

Overview
Procainamide is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat arrhythmias.

Procainamide is an antiarrhythmic agent. Procainamide is believed to work by influencin... read more

Procardia (Nifedipine)

Overview
Procardia is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to manage vasospastic angina and chronic stable angina. Procardia is also known by its drug name, Nifedipine.

Pr... read more

Ranexa (Ranolazine)

Overview
Ranexa is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat chronic angina (chest pain and pressure). Ranexa is also known by its drug name, Ranolazine.

Ranexa is a m... read more

Sectral (Acebutolol)

Overview
Sectral is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to manage hypertension in adults. Sectral is also known by its drug name, Acebutolol.

Sectral is a beta blocker. B... read more

Sular (Nisoldipine)

Overview
Sular is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat hypertension. Sular is also known by its drug name, Nisoldipine.

Sular is a calcium channel blocker. Calciu... read more

Tambocor (Flecainide)

Overview
Tambocor is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to prevent paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardias, paroxysmal atrial fibrillation/flutter, and documented ventricul... read more

Tenormin (Atenolol)

Overview
Tenormin is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat hypertension, angina, and acute myocardial infarction. Tenormin is also known by its drug name, Atenolol.
... read more

Teveten (Eprosartan)

Overview
Teveten is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat hypertension. Teveten is also known by its drug name, Eprosartan.

Teveten is an angiotensin II receptor b... read more

Tiazac (Diltiazem)

Overview
Tiazac is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat hypertension and chronic stable angina. Tiazac is also known by its drug name, Diltiazem.

Tiazac is a calc... read more

Toprol-XL (Metoprolol)

Overview
Toprol-XL is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat hypertension, angina, and heart failure. Toprol-XL is also known by its drug name, Metoprolol.

Toprol-X... read more

Univasc (Moexipril)

Overview
Univasc is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat hypertension. Univasc is also known by its drug name, Moexipril.

Univasc is an angiotensin-converting enz... read more

Vasotec (Enalapril)

Overview
Vasotec is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat hypertension, heart failure, and left ventricular dysfunction. Vasotec is also known by its drug name, Enalap... read more

Ventricular assist device (VAD)

Overview
In some people with heart failure, the ventricles, or lower chambers of the heart, can no longer pump blood effectively through the heart and body. A ventricular assist device (VAD) is a mechanical sy... read more

Verelan (Verapamil)

Overview
Verelan is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat hypertension. Verelan is also known by its drug name, Verapamil.

Verelan is a calcium channel blocker. Ca... read more

Xarelto (Rivaroxaban)

Overview
Xarelto is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat, prevent, and reduce the risk of thromboembolic events. Xarelto is also referred to by its drug name, Rivarox... read more

Zaroxolyn (Metolazone)

Overview
Zaroxolyn is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat hypertension and edema associated with congestive heart failure. Zaroxolyn may be referred to by its drug n... read more

Zebeta (Bisoprolol)

Overview
Zebeta is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to manage hypertension. Zebeta is also known by its drug name, Bisoprolol.

Zebeta is a beta blocker. Beta blockers ... read more

Zestril (Lisinopril)

Overview
Zestril is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat hypertension and heart failure. Zestril is also known by its drug name, Lisinopril.

Zestril is an angiote... read more

Zocor (Simvastatin)

Overview
Zocor is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to reduce the risk for myocardial infarction (heart attack), stroke, and coronary artery bypass in people with high risk... read more

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