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)Adrenaline (epinephrine) for anaphylaxis (Emerade, EpiPen, Jext)
Ambrisentan for pulmonary hypertension (Volibris)Amiloride tablets
Amiodarone for irregular heartbeats (Cordarone X)Amlodipine tablets (Amlostin, Istin)
Apixaban to prevent blood clots (Eliquis)Aspirin to prevent blood clots (Micropirin, Nu-Seals Aspirin)
Atenolol - a beta-blockerAtorvastatin tablets (Lipitor)
Azilsartan - an angiotensin receptor blockerBendroflumethiazide tablets
Bezafibrate for hyperlipidaemia (Bezalip, Fibrazate XL)Bisoprolol - a beta-blocker (Cardicor, Congescor, Emcor)
Bosentan tablets (Tracleer)Bumetanide
Candesartan - an angiotensin receptor blocker (Amias)Captopril - an ACE inhibitor (Capoten, Ecopace, Noyada)
Carvedilol - a beta-blockerCeliprolol - a beta-blocker
Chlortalidone tablets (Hygroton)Cilostazol tablets (Pletal)
Ciprofibrate for hyperlipidaemiaClopidogrel to prevent blood clots (Grepid, Plavix)
Colesevelam - a lipid-lowering medicine (Cholestagel)Colestipol - a lipid-lowering medicine (Colestid)
Colestyramine sachets (Questran)Co-triamterzide tablets
Cyclopenthiazide tabletsDabigatran capsules (Pradaxa)
Dipyridamole to prevent blood clots (Asasantin Retard, Persantin)Disopyramide for irregular heartbeats (Rythmodan)
Doxazosin - an alpha-blockerDronedarone tablets (Multaq)
Enalapril - an ACE inhibitor (Innovace)Eplerenone tablets (Inspra)
Eprosartan - an angiotensin receptor blocker (Teveten)Ezetimibe tablets (Ezetrol, Inegy)
Felodipine tabletsFenofibrate for hyperlipidaemia (Lipantil, Supralip)
Flecainide for irregular heartbeats (Tambocor)Fluvastatin tablets and capsules
Fosinopril - an ACE inhibitorFurosemide (Frusol, Lasix)
Gemfibrozil for hyperlipidaemia (Lopid)Glyceryl trinitrate for angina (GTN)
Hydralazine for high blood pressure (Apresoline)Iloprost for pulmonary arterial hypertension (Ventavis)
Imidapril for high blood pressure (Tanatril)Indapamide tablets (Natrilix)
Indoramin - an alpha-blocker (Doralese)Irbesartan - an angiotensin receptor blocker (Aprovel, Ifirmasta, Sabervel)
Isosorbide dinitrate (Isoket Retard)Isosorbide mononitrate
Ivabradine tabletsLabetalol - a beta-blocker (Trandate)
Lisinopril - an ACE inhibitorLosartan - an angiotensin receptor blocker
Macitentan for pulmonary arterial hypertension (Opsumit)Methyldopa for high blood pressure
Metoprolol - a beta-blocker (Lopresor)Minoxidil for high blood pressure (Loniten)
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 heartbeats (Arythmol)Propranolol - a beta-blocker
Quinapril - an ACE inhibitorRamipril - an ACE inhibitor (Tritace)
Ranolazine for anginaRivaroxaban tablets (Xarelto)
Rosuvastatin tablets (Crestor)Sildenafil for pulmonary arterial hypertension (Revatio)
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