Heart Failure Medication

Popular Heart Failure Drugs

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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 15
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Metoprolol er (Toprol XL) is an inexpensive drug used to treat high blood pressure and 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 er is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Thiazide Diuretics 7
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Hydrochlorothiazide (Hydrodiuril, Microzide, Oretic, Esidrix) is an inexpensive drug used to treat high blood pressure. It also reduces the swelling and water retention caused by various medical conditions, such as heart, liver, or kidney disease. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in multiple brand and generic versions. Generic hydrochlorothiazide is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Loop Diuretics 4
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FUROSEMIDE is a diuretic. It helps you make more urine and to lose salt and excess water from your body. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure, and edema or swelling from heart, kidney, or liver disease.
Nonselective Alpha/Beta Blockers 9
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CARVEDILOL 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 heart failure.
Aldosterone Antagonists 8
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SPIRONOLACTONE is a diuretic. It helps you make more urine and to lose excess water from your body. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure, and edema or swelling from heart, kidney, or liver disease. It is also used to treat patients who make too much aldosterone or have low potassium.
ARBs 15
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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 14
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Enalapril (Vasotec) is an inexpensive drug used alone or together with other medications to treat high blood pressure. This drug is slightly less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic enalapril is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Thiazide-Like Diuretics 21
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CHLORTHALIDONE is a diuretic. It increases the amount of urine passed, which causes the body to lose salt and water. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure and edema or water retention.
Cardiac Glycosides 22
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DIGOXIN is used to treat congestive heart failure and heart rhythm problems.
Loop Diuretics 10
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TORSEMIDE is a diuretic. It helps you make more urine and to lose salt and excess water from your body. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure, and edema or swelling from heart, kidney, or liver disease.
ACE Inhibitors 8
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Quinapril (Accupril) is an inexpensive 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 quinapril is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Loop Diuretics 16
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BUMETANIDE is a diuretic. It helps you make more urine and to lose salt and excess water from your body. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure, and edema or swelling from heart, kidney, or liver disease.
Thiazide-Like Diuretics 33
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METOLAZONE is a diuretic. It increases the amount of urine passed, which causes the body to lose salt and water. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure. It is also reduces the swelling and water retention caused by heart or kidney disease.
ACE Inhibitors 12
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Fosinopril (Monopril) 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 only available in generic form, and in combination with the diuretic hydrochlorothiazide (as fosinopril/hctz). Brand name Monopril had the same active ingredient, but has been discontinued. Generic fosinopril is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Thiazide-Like Diuretics 9
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INDAPAMIDE is a diuretic. It helps you make more urine and to lose salt and excess water from your body. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure. It is also used to treat salt and water retention from heart failure.
Aldosterone Antagonist / Thiazide Diuretic Combinations 22
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HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE; SPIRONOLACTONE is a combination of two types of diuretics. It helps you make more urine and lose excess water from your body. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure and water retention from heart, kidney, or liver disease.
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.
ARBs 101
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Candesartan (Atacand) is an expensive drug used to treat high blood pressure in children and adults. This drug is also used to treat adults with heart failure. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
ACE Inhibitors 33
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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.
Aldosterone Antagonists 59
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EPLERENONE is used to treat high blood pressure. This medicine is also used to improve symptoms of heart failure.
Angiotensin Receptor Neprilysin Inhibitors 413
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SACUBITRIL; VALSARTAN is a combination of 2 drugs used to reduce the risk of death and hospitalizations in people with long-lasting heart failure. It is usually used with other medicines to treat heart failure.
Nonselective Alpha/Beta Blockers 261
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CARVEDILOL is a beta-blocker. Beta-blockers reduce the workload on the heart and help it beat more regularly. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, and heart problems after a heart attack.
Potassium-Sparing Diuretics 16
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AMILORIDE is a diuretic. It helps you make more urine and to lose excess water from your body. This medicine is used in combination with other medicines to treat high blood pressure or congestive heart failure.
ACE Inhibitors 15
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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.
Thiazide / Potassium-Sparing Diuretic Combinations 16
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AMILORIDE; HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE is a combination of two types of diuretics. It helps you make more urine and to lose excess water from your body. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure.
Anti-anginals 414
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IVABRADINE is used to reduce the risk of going to the hospital due to worsening heart failure.
Thiazide Diuretics 20
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CHLOROTHIAZIDE is a diuretic. It increases the amount of urine passed, which causes the body to lose salt and water. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure. It is also reduces the swelling and water retention caused by various medical conditions, such as heart, liver, or kidney disease.
Arteriolar Vasodilator / Nitrate Combinations 272
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HYDRALAZINE; ISOSORBIDE DINITRATE is a combination of two vasodilator drugs. It is given in combination with other medicines to treat heart failure.
Loop Diuretics 733
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ETHACRYNIC ACID is a diuretic. It helps you make more urine and to lose salt and excess water for your body. This medicine is used to treat edema, heart failure, or water retention.
Potassium-Sparing Diuretics 296
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TRIAMTERENE is a diuretic. It helps you make more urine and to lose excess water from your body. This medicine is used to treat edema or swelling from heart, kidney, or liver disease. It is also used to treat patients who make too much aldosterone or have low potassium.
Thiazide Diuretics 46
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METHYCLOTHIAZIDE is a diuretic. It increases the amount of urine passed, which causes the body to lose salt and water. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure. It is also reduces the swelling and water retention caused by various medical conditions, such as heart, liver, or kidney disease.
NSAIDs 447
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IBUPROFEN LYSINE is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to close a heart defect called patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) in a baby who was born early.
NSAIDs 609
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IBUPROFEN LYSINE is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to close a heart defect called patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) in a baby who was born early.
Thiazide-Like Diuretics N/A N/A See Prices
CHLORTHALIDONE is a diuretic. It increases the amount of urine passed, which causes the body to lose salt and water. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure and edema or water retention.
Arteriolar Vasodilators N/A N/A See Prices
NITROGLYCERIN is a type of vasodilator. It relaxes blood vessels, increasing the blood and oxygen supply to your heart. This medicine is used to prevent or relieve chest pain caused by angina. It is also used to prevent chest pain before activities like climbing stairs, going outdoors in cold weather, or sexual activity.
Beta Agonists 1,606
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PDE3 Inhibitors N/A N/A See Prices
MILRINONE is an inotrope and vasodilator. It increases the strength of the heart muscle and widens blood vessels. It is used to treat congestive heart failure.

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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