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Dr Diana R Holdright
MD, FRCP, FESC, FACC, MBBS, DA, BSc

Consultant Cardiologist

Dr Diana Holdright
 
 

Drug Classes

Drug Class
Examples
Uses
ACE inhibitor Lisinopril, Perindopril, Ramipril Prevention and treatment of heart failure; treatment of high blood pressure
Angiotensin II antagonist or angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) Candesartan, Irbesartan, Losartan Prevention and treatment of heart failure treatment of high blood pressure
Anti-arrhythmic Amiodarone, Dronedarone, Digoxin, Flecainide, Sotalol, Propafenone Prevention and treatment irregular heart rhythms such as atrial fibrillation
Anticoagulant Warfarin, Dabigatran Prevention of blood clots
Antiplatelet Aspirin, Clopidogrel, Prasugrel, Ticagrelor Prevention of blood clots
Beta blocker Atenolol, Bisoprolol, Sotalol, Propranolol Prevention of angina treatment of heart failure; treatment of high blood pressure; to slow the heart rate
Calcium channel blocker Amlodipine, Felodipine, Diltiazem, Verapamil Treatment of angina and high blood pressure
Diuretic Furosemide, Bendroflumethiazide, Indapamide Treatment of heart failure and high blood pressure
Nitrate GTN, isosorbide mononitrate Prevention and treatment of angina attacks
Statin Simvastatin, Atorvastatin, Rosuvastatin To lower cholesterol

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