What is Angina?

Angina is usually a symptom of coronary heart disease. Angina occurs because the heart is not getting enough oxygen from the blood. Angina symptoms include chest pain or tightness. There may also be pain in the neck, jaw, shoulders, arms and back.

Lifestyle changes such as increasing physical activity and changing diet may help to prevent angina. Medications may also be used. Common drug classes used to treat angina are beta blockers, calcium channel blockers, anticoagulants, nitrates, antiplatelet drugs, calcium channel blocker / statin combinations, and anti-anginals.

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Popular Angina Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
Calcium Channel Blockers 7 See Prices
Beta Blockers 15 See Prices
Beta Blockers 8 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

Angina Drug Classes

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