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, JextAmbrisentan for pulmonary hypertension - Volibris
Amiloride tabletsAmiodarone for irregular heartbeats
Amlodipine tablets - Amlostin, IstinApixaban to prevent blood clots - Eliquis
Aspirin to prevent blood clotsAtenolol - 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 - PletalCiprofibrate for hyperlipidaemia
Clopidogrel to prevent blood clotsColesevelam - 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 - Persantin, Asasantin Retard
Disopyramide for irregular heartbeats - RythmodanDoxazosin - an alpha-blocker
Dronedarone tablets - MultaqEnalapril - an ACE inhibitor - Innovace
Eplerenone tablets - InspraEprosartan - an angiotensin receptor blocker (Teveten)
Ezetimibe tablets - Ezetrol, InegyFelodipine tablets
Fenofibrate for hyperlipidaemia - Lipantil, SupralipFlecainide for irregular heartbeats
Fluvastatin tablets and capsulesFosinopril - an ACE inhibitor
Furosemide - Lasix, FrusolGemfibrozil 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 - LopresorMinoxidil for high blood pressure
Moexipril - an ACE inhibitor (Perdix)Moxonidine for high blood pressure
Nadolol - a beta-blocker - CorgardNaftidrofuryl
Nebivolol - a beta-blocker (Nebilet)Nicardipine capsules (Cardene)
Nicorandil for anginaNifedipine
Nimodipine tablets - NimotopOlmesartan - 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
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 - AdcircaTelmisartan - an angiotensin receptor blocker (Micardis)
Terazosin - an alpha-blockerTicagrelor 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 - MarevanXipamide tablets
Xylometazoline for nasal congestion