Heart Attack Medications

Popular Heart Attack Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price Price Trend
ACE Inhibitors 7
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Lisinopril (Prinivil, Zestril) is an inexpensive drug used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. It is also given to reduce the risk of death after a heart attack. Lisinopril is more popular than comparable drugs. Lisinopril is available in generic and brand versions. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
ACE Inhibitors 7
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Lisinopril (Prinivil, Zestril) is an inexpensive drug used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. It is also given to reduce the risk of death after a heart attack. Lisinopril is more popular than comparable drugs. Lisinopril is available in generic and brand versions. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Beta Blockers 8
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Metoprolol (Lopressor) is an inexpensive drug used to treat high blood pressure and to prevent chest pain. It is also used after a heart attack to prevent an additional heart attack from occurring. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic metoprolol is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Beta Blockers 6
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ATENOLOL is a beta-blocker. Beta-blockers reduce the workload on the heart and help it to beat more regularly. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure and to prevent chest pain. It is also used to protect the heart during a heart attack and to prevent an additional heart attack from occurring.
Anticoagulants 10
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WARFARIN is an anticoagulant. It is used to treat or prevent clots in the veins, arteries, lungs, or heart.
Beta Blockers 14
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PROPRANOLOL is a beta-blocker. Beta-blockers reduce the workload on the heart and help it to beat more regularly. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure, to control irregular heart rhythms (arrhythmias) and to relieve chest pain caused by angina. It may also be helpful after a heart attack. This medicine is also used to prevent migraine headaches, relieve uncontrollable shaking (tremors), and help certain problems related to the thyroid gland and adrenal gland.
Antiplatelet Drugs 9
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Clopidogrel (Plavix) is an inexpensive drug used to prevent heart attack, stroke, or other events in people who are at high risk. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic form. Generic Clopidogrel is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
ARBs 13
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Valsartan (Diovan) is a moderately priced drug used to treat high blood pressure. This drug is also used to treat patients with heart failure and patients who have had a heart attack. This drug is more 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 9
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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.
Anticoagulants 196
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ENOXAPARIN is used after knee, hip, or abdominal surgeries to prevent blood clotting. It is also used to treat existing blood clots in the lungs or in the veins.
Antiplatelet Drugs 348
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Ticagrelor (Brilinta) is an expensive drug used to prevent heart attack, stroke, or other vascular events in people who have had a recent heart attack or who have severe chest pain. This drug is slightly more popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Brilinta. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Antiplatelet Drugs 186
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PRASUGREL helps to prevent blood clots. This medicine is used to prevent heart attack, stroke, or other vascular events in people who are at high risk.
ACE Inhibitors 43
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Captopril (Capoten) is a moderately priced drug is 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 captopril is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Antiplatelet Drugs 476
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Prasugrel (Effient) is an expensive drug used to prevent heart attack, stroke, or other vascular events in people who are at high risk. This drug is slightly less popular than comparable drugs. A generic form of Effient may become available in 2017. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can still help offset the cost.
ACE Inhibitors 12
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Trandolapril (Mavik) 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 trandolapril is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Antiplatelet Drugs 24
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DIPYRIDAMOLE is used in patients who have had heart valve replacements. It prevents blood clots and reduces the risk of complications.
ARBs 201
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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.
Anticoagulants 1,515
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DALTEPARIN is used in combination with aspirin to prevent complications caused by unstable angina or heart attack. This medicine may be given to prevent blood clots in patients having a hip-replacement or abdominal surgery. It may also be used during the first few days after any surgery when patients are not able to walk. This is when blood clots are most likely to form.
Antiplatelet Drugs 164
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ASPIRIN; OMEPRAZOLE is used in people who have had heart problems or strokes caused by blood clots to help reduce their risk of further heart problems or strokes and in people who are at risk of developing stomach ulcers with aspirin.
Antiplatelet Drugs 300
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NSAIDs 192
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Anticoagulants 5,371
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TENECTEPLASE is used to dissolve blood clots that form in certain blood vessels. This medicine is used when a blood clot in a heart artery causes a heart attack.
Anticoagulants 252,836
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BIVALIRUDIN is an anticoagulant. It is used in a hospital setting to help prevent blood clots.
Antiplatelet Drugs 782
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CANGRELOR is used to prevent blood clots in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).
Antiplatelet Drugs 570
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EPTIFIBATIDE prevents your blood from clotting during episodes of chest pain or a heart attack. This medicine may also be used to prevent blood clots during a procedure to treat a blocked heart artery.
Antiplatelet Drugs 20
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EPTIFIBATIDE prevents your blood from clotting during episodes of chest pain or a heart attack. This medicine may also be used to prevent blood clots during a procedure to treat a blocked heart artery.
Beta Agonists 1,529
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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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