Cardiac Rehabilitation: Medicine and Exercise
If you are in a cardiac rehab program, you are probably taking medicines for your heart and for other health reasons.
Some prescribed medicines can change your heart rate, blood pressure, and overall ability to exercise. It's important for your rehab team to know what medicines you take.
Give your rehab team a list of the medicines you are taking, especially if they cause any side effects during exercise.
Which medicines affect exercise?
This table lists medicines that you might be taking and how they affect exercise.
Anxiety and depression medicines
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