heart attack treatments


If you've had a heart attack, you will most likely take medications for the rest of your life. There are many types and combinations of drugs used to help prevent having another heart attack. You and your doctor need to discuss the best treatment for you. You may receive one of the following types of medication:

Anticoagulants

  • Antiplatelet Agents
  • Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors
  • Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (or Inhibitors)
  • Beta Blockers
  • Calcium Channel Blockers
  • Diuretics
  • Vasodilators
  • Digitalis Preparations::Statins

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