Congestive Heart Failure Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

nebivolol Nebivolol

Nebivolol is in a group of drugs called beta-blockers. Beta-blockers affect the heart and circulation (blood flow through arteries and veins)...learn more »

eplerenone Eplerenone

Eplerenone blocks the actions of the hormone aldosterone in the body. Aldosterone is important for the regulation of blood pressure...learn more »

olmesartan Olmesartan

Olmesartan is in a group of drugs called angiotensin II receptor antagonists. Olmesartan keeps blood vessels from narrowing, which lowers blood pressure and ...learn more »

telmisartan Telmisartan

Telmisartan is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist. Telmisartan keeps blood vessels from narrowing, which lowers blood pressure and improves blood flow......learn more »

candesartan Candesartan

Candesartan is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist. Candesartan keeps blood vessels from narrowing, which lowers blood pressure and improves blood flow......learn more »

eprosartan Eprosartan

Eprosartan is in a group of drugs called angiotensin II receptor antagonists. Eprosartan keeps blood vessels from narrowing, which lowers blood pressure and ...learn more »

irbesartan Irbesartan

Irbesartan is in a group of drugs called angiotensin II receptor antagonists. Irbesartan keeps blood vessels from narrowing, which lowers blood pressure and ...learn more »

valsartan Valsartan

Valsartan is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist. Valsartan keeps blood vessels from narrowing, which lowers blood pressure and improves blood flow...learn more »

carvedilol Carvedilol

Carvedilol is in a group of drugs called beta-blockers. Beta-blockers affect the heart and circulation (blood flow through arteries and veins)...learn more »

losartan Losartan

Losartan is in a group of drugs called angiotensin II receptor antagonists. Losartan keeps blood vessels from narrowing, which lowers blood pressure and impr...learn more »

hydrochlorothiazide and enalapril Hydrochlorothiazide And Enalapril

Hydrochlorothiazide is a thiazide diuretic (water pill) that helps prevent your body from absorbing too much salt, which can cause fluid retention...learn more »

torsemide Torsemide

Torsemide is a loop diuretic (water pill) that prevents your body from absorbing too much salt, allowing the salt to instead be passed in your urine...learn more »

lisinopril Lisinopril

Lisinopril is in a group of drugs called ACE inhibitors. ACE stands for angiotensin converting enzyme...learn more »

benazepril Benazepril

Benazepril is in a group of drugs called ACE inhibitors. ACE stands for angiotensin converting enzyme...learn more »

ramipril Ramipril

Ramipril is in a group of drugs called ACE inhibitors. ACE stands for angiotensin converting enzyme...learn more »

bisoprolol Bisoprolol

Bisoprolol is in a group of drugs called beta-blockers. Beta-blockers affect the heart and circulation (blood flow through arteries and veins)...learn more »

phenylephrine Phenylephrine

Phenylephrine is a decongestant that shrinks blood vessels in the nasal passages. Dilated blood vessels can cause nasal congestion (stuffy nose)...learn more »

amlodipine Amlodipine

Amlodipine is in a group of drugs called calcium channel blockers. Amlodipine relaxes (widens) blood vessels and improves blood flow...learn more »

triamterene Triamterene

Triamterene is a potassium-sparing diuretic (water pill) that prevents your body from absorbing too much salt and keeps your potassium levels from getting to...learn more »

spironolactone Spironolactone

Spironolactone is a potassium-sparing diuretic (water pill) that prevents your body from absorbing too much salt and keeps your potassium levels from getting...learn more »

quinapril Quinapril

Quinapril is in a group of drugs called ACE inhibitors. ACE stands for angiotensin converting enzyme...learn more »

norepinephrine Norepinephrine

Norepinephrine is similar to adrenaline. It works by constricting (narrowing) the blood vessels and increasing blood pressure and blood glucose (sugar) level...learn more »

nitroglycerin (oral/sublingual) Nitroglycerin (oral/sublingual)

Nitroglycerin is in a group of drugs called nitrates. Nitroglycerin dilates (widens) blood vessels, making it easier for blood to flow through them and easie...learn more »

milrinone Milrinone

Milrinone is a vasodilator that works by relaxing the muscles in your blood vessels to help them dilate (widen). This lowers blood pressure and allows blood ...learn more »

metolazone Metolazone

Metolazone is a thiazide diuretic (water pill) that helps prevent your body from absorbing too much salt, which can cause fluid retention...learn more »

isosorbide mononitrate Isosorbide Mononitrate

Isosorbide mononitrate is in a group of drugs called nitrates. Isosorbide mononitrate dilates (widens) blood vessels, making it easier for blood to flow thro...learn more »

isosorbide dinitrate Isosorbide Dinitrate

Isosorbide dinitrate is in a group of drugs called nitrates. Isosorbide dinitrate dilates (widens) blood vessels, making it easier for blood to flow through ...learn more »

hydrochlorothiazide Hydrochlorothiazide

Hydrochlorothiazide is a thiazide diuretic (water pill) that helps prevent your body from absorbing too much salt, which can cause fluid retention...learn more »

fosinopril Fosinopril

Fosinopril is in a group of drugs called ACE inhibitors. ACE stands for angiotensin converting enzyme...learn more »

dobutamine Dobutamine

Dobutamine is a direct-acting inotropic agent...learn more »

digoxin (oral) Digoxin (oral)

Digoxin is derived from the leaves of a digitalis plant. Digoxin helps make the heart beat stronger and with a more regular rhythm...learn more »

metoprolol Metoprolol

Metoprolol is in a group of drugs called beta-blockers. Beta-blockers affect the heart and circulation (blood flow through arteries and veins)...learn more »

hydralazine Hydralazine

Hydralazine is a vasodilator that works by relaxing the muscles in your blood vessels to help them dilate (widen). This lowers blood pressure and allows bloo...learn more »

furosemide Furosemide

Furosemide is a loop diuretic (water pill) that prevents your body from absorbing too much salt, allowing the salt to instead be passed in your urine...learn more »

nifedipine Nifedipine

Nifedipine is in a group of drugs called calcium channel blockers. It works by relaxing the muscles of your heart and blood vessels...learn more »

verapamil (oral) Verapamil (oral)

Verapamil is in a group of drugs called calcium channel blockers. It works by relaxing the muscles of your heart and blood vessels...learn more »

diltiazem Diltiazem

Diltiazem is in a group of drugs called calcium channel blockers. It works by relaxing the muscles of your heart and blood vessels...learn more »

propranolol Propranolol

Propranolol is a beta-blocker. Beta-blockers affect the heart and circulation (blood flow through arteries and veins)...learn more »

enalapril Enalapril

Enalapril is in a group of drugs called ACE inhibitors. ACE stands for angiotensin converting enzyme...learn more »

captopril Captopril

Captopril is an ACE inhibitor. ACE stands for angiotensin converting enzyme...learn more »

atenolol Atenolol

Atenolol is in a group of drugs called beta-blockers. Beta-blockers affect the heart and circulation (blood flow through arteries and veins)...learn more »





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