Coronary Artery Disease Medication

Popular Coronary Artery Disease Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price Price Trend
Statins 11
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Atorvastatin (Lipitor) is an inexpensive drug that lowers levels of cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood. Atorvastatin may also reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke in patients with risk factors for heart disease. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. As of 2011, it is available in generic and brand versions. Generic atorvastatin is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Calcium Channel Blockers 7
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Amlodipine (Norvasc) is an inexpensive drug used to treat angina (chest pain) and high blood pressure (hypertension). It is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in generic and brand versions. Generic amlodipine is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Statins 7
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Simvasatin (Zocor) is an inexpensive drug used to lower levels of cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood. Simvastatin may also reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke in patients with risk factors for heart disease. This drug is slightly more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in generic and brand versions. Generic simvastatin is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Statins 15
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Pravastatin (Pravachol) is an inexpensive drug used to prevent or slow down medical problems, like atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), that are caused by fats clogging the blood vessels. It may also be used to prevent certain types of heart and blood vessel problems in patients with risk factors for heart problems. This drug is slightly more popular than comparable drugs. As of 2006, it is available in generic and brand versions. Generic pravastatin is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Statins 20
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Crestor (rosuvastatin) is an expensive drug used to lower cholesterol levels. Because of its higher cost, it is slightly less popular than comparable drugs. As of 2016, it is available in generic and brand versions. Generic rosuvastatin is covered by some Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Statins 7
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Lovastatin is an inexpensive drug used together with a proper diet to lower cholesterol and triglyceride (fat) levels in the blood. This drug is slightly less popular than comparable drugs. Lovastatin is only available as a generic drug; all brands have been discontinued. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
ACE Inhibitors 8
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Ramipril (Altace) is a moderately priced drug used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic form. Generic ramipril is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Fibrates 11
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GEMFIBROZIL can help lower blood fats and cholesterol for people who are at risk of getting inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis) from having very high amounts of fats in their blood. This medicine is only for patients whose blood fats are not controlled by diet.
Nicotinic Acids 57
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NIACIN is used in combination with a healthy diet to lower bad cholesterol and increase good cholesterol. This medicine is also used to decrease triglycerides. If triglycerides are too high, you may be at risk of developing pancreatitis. This is a painful condition that causes inflammation of the pancreas and can lead to serious health problems. This medicine can also be helpful in patients who have heart disease or who have had a heart attack.
ARBs 21
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Telmisartan (Micardis) is a moderately priced drug used to treat high blood pressure. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic telmisartan is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Statins 232
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Pitavastatin (Livalo) is an expensive drug used together with a proper diet to lower cholesterol and triglyceride (fat) levels in the blood. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Livalo, and other generic statins may be just as effective and less expensive. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Calcium Channel Blocker / Statin Combinations 119
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AMLODIPINE; ATORVASTATIN is a combination of 2 drugs. Amlodipine is a calcium-channel blocker used to lower high blood pressure. It also relieves chest pain caused by angina. Atorvastatin blocks the body's ability to make cholesterol. It can help lower blood cholesterol for patients who are at risk of getting heart disease or a stroke. It is only for patients whose cholesterol level is not controlled by diet.
Statins 72
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Fluvastatin (Lescol) is an expensive drug used with a proper diet to lower high cholesterol and triglycerides (fats) in the blood. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic fluvastatin is covered by some Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Statins 191
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Fluvastatin ER (Lescol XL) is an expensive drug used together with a proper diet to lower high cholesterol and triglycerides (fats) in the blood. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
ACE Inhibitors 19
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Perindopril (Aceon) is a moderately priced drug used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic perindopril is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Nicotinic Acids 10
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NIACIN is used in combination with a healthy diet to lower 'bad' cholesterol and increase 'good' cholesterol. This medicine is also used to decrease triglycerides. If triglycerides are too high, you may be at risk of developing pancreatitis. This is a painful condition that causes inflammation of the pancreas and can lead to serious health problems.
Statins 712
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Extended-release lovastatin (Altoprev) is an expensive drug used together with a proper diet to lower cholesterol and triglyceride (fat) levels in the blood. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Altoprev. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
NSAIDs 187
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Antiplatelet Drugs 1,351
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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.

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