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What is the medicine for heart?

What is the medicine for heart?

There are several types of medication for heart conditions including: ACE inhibitors (angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors) Angiotensin-II antagonists (ARBs) ARNi (angiotensin-II receptor-neprilysin inhibitor)

What is the best medicine for heart?

The Big 6 Heart MedicationsStatins to lower LDL cholesterol. Aspirin to prevent blood clots. Clopidogrel to prevent blood clots. Warfarin to prevent blood clots. Beta-blockers to treat heart attack and heart failure and sometimes used to lower blood pressure. ACE inhibitors to treat heart failure and lower blood pressure.

What are the side effects of heart medicine?

Common side effects: Dizziness, low blood pressure, changes in kidney function, dry cough, increased potassium levels and swelling in your lips or throat. Common side effects: Dizziness, low blood pressure, changes in kidney function and increased potassium levels.

When should you take heart medication?

When to take medicine: Take at least one blood pressure-lowering medication at bedtime. Drugs called ACE inhibitors and ARBs are the most effective when taken at this time. Here’s why: Non-dipping is a major risk factor for stroke, heart attack and kidney disease.

What stops a heart attack?

Take an aspirin. Chew one uncoated 325-milligram aspirin (not a baby aspirin). It may not stop the heart attack, but it could lessen the damage by thinning the blood and breaking up clots. Take nitroglycerin for chest pain if you have a prescription.

Can gastric problems cause chest pain?

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is the most common cause of non-cardiac chest pain. Also called acid reflux, this condition causes 22 to 66 percent of non-cardiac chest pain. Other, less common esophagus problems that can cause chest pain include: Muscle problems, also called esophageal motility disorders.