Medicines & Drugs by category Medicines to used treat heart and blood vessel problems

The leaflets in this section are authored by an experienced pharmacist. Pharmacists are experts in medicines. The medicines in this section include those used for treating high blood pressure, angina and other heart conditions. If you've ever thought "Who shouldn't take beta blockers?", "How do I take my clopidogrel?", "How do I get the most from my lisinopril treatment?" and "What problems can simvastatin cause?" information leaflets in this section will have answers for you.

Acebutolol - a beta-blocker (Sectral)Acipimox
Adrenaline (epinephrine) for anaphylaxis (Emerade, EpiPen, Jext)Ambrisentan for pulmonary hypertension (Volibris)
Amiloride tabletsAmiodarone for irregular heartbeats
Amlodipine tablets (Amlostin, Istin)Apixaban to prevent blood clots (Eliquis)
Aspirin to prevent blood clots (Micropirin, Nu-Seals Aspirin)Atenolol - a beta-blocker
Atorvastatin tablets (Lipitor)Azilsartan - an angiotensin receptor blocker
Bendroflumethiazide tabletsBezafibrate for hyperlipidaemia (Bezalip, Fibrazate XL)
Bisoprolol - a beta-blocker (Cardicor, Congescor, Emcor)Bosentan tablets (Tracleer)
BumetanideCandesartan - an angiotensin receptor blocker (Amias)
Captopril - an ACE inhibitor (Capoten, Ecopace, Noyada)Carvedilol - a beta-blocker
Celiprolol - a beta-blockerChlortalidone tablets (Hygroton)
Cilostazol tablets (Pletal)Ciprofibrate for hyperlipidaemia
Clopidogrel to prevent blood clots (Grepid, Plavix)Colesevelam - a lipid-lowering medicine (Cholestagel)
Colestipol - a lipid-lowering medicine (Colestid)Colestyramine sachets (Questran)
Co-triamterzide tabletsCyclopenthiazide tablets
Dabigatran capsules (Pradaxa)Digoxin
DiltiazemDipyridamole to prevent blood clots (Asasantin Retard, Persantin)
Disopyramide for irregular heartbeats (Rythmodan)Doxazosin - an alpha-blocker
Dronedarone tablets (Multaq)Enalapril - an ACE inhibitor (Innovace)
Eplerenone tablets (Inspra)Eprosartan - an angiotensin receptor blocker (Teveten)
Ezetimibe tablets (Ezetrol, Inegy)Felodipine tablets
Fenofibrate for hyperlipidaemia (Lipantil, Supralip)Flecainide for irregular heartbeats
Fluvastatin tablets and capsulesFosinopril - an ACE inhibitor
Furosemide (Frusol, Lasix)Gemfibrozil for hyperlipidaemia (Lopid)
Glyceryl trinitrate for anginaHydralazine for high blood pressure (Apresoline)
Iloprost for primary pulmonary hypertensionImidapril for high blood pressure (Tanatril)
Indapamide tabletsIndoramin - an alpha-blocker (Doralese)
Irbesartan - an angiotensin receptor blocker (Aprovel, Ifirmasta, Sabervel)Isosorbide dinitrate
Isosorbide mononitrateIvabradine tablets
Labetalol - a beta-blocker (Trandate)Lacidipine
LercanidipineLisinopril - an ACE inhibitor
Losartan - an angiotensin receptor blockerMethyldopa for high blood pressure
Metoprolol - a beta-blocker (Lopresor)Minoxidil for high blood pressure
Moexipril - an ACE inhibitor (Perdix)Moxonidine for high blood pressure
Nadolol - a beta-blocker (Corgard)Naftidrofuryl
Nebivolol - a beta-blocker (Nebilet)Nicardipine capsules (Cardene)
Nicorandil for anginaNifedipine
Nimodipine tablets (Nimotop)Olmesartan - an angiotensin receptor blocker
Omega-3 fatty acid compoundsOxprenolol - a beta-blocker
Perindopril - an ACE inhibitorPhenindione - an anticoagulant
Phenoxybenzamine - an alpha-blockerPindolol - a beta-blocker
Potassium saltsPrasugrel tablets (Efient)
Pravastatin tablets (Lipostat)Prazosin - an alpha-blocker (Hypovase)
Propafenone for irregular heartbeatsPropranolol - a beta-blocker
Quinapril - an ACE inhibitorRamipril - an ACE inhibitor (Tritace)
Ranolazine for anginaRivaroxaban tablets (Xarelto)
Rosuvastatin tablets (Crestor)Sildenafil for pulmonary hypertension
Simvastatin (Simvador, Zocor)Sotalol - a beta-blocker (Beta-Cardone, Sotacor)
Spironolactone (Aldactone)Tadalafil for erectile dysfunction (Cialis)
Tadalafil for pulmonary hypertension (Adcirca)Telmisartan - an angiotensin receptor blocker (Micardis)
Terazosin - an alpha-blocker (Hytrin)Ticagrelor tablets - Brilique
Timolol - a beta-blocker (Betim)Torasemide tablets (Torem)
Trandolapril - an ACE inhibitorTriamterene capsules (Dytac)
Valsartan - an angiotensin receptor blocker (Diovan)Verapamil
Warfarin - an anticoagulant (Marevan)Xipamide tablets