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Medications for Angina Pectoris Prophylaxis

What is Angina Pectoris Prophylaxis:  Measures taken to prevent Angina pectoris, the medical term for chest pain or discomfort due to coronary heart disease.

Medications to treat Angina Pectoris Prophylaxis

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
isosorbide mononitrate C N 18 reviews
5.0

Generic name: isosorbide mononitrate systemic

Brand name:  Monoket

Drug class: antianginal agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
Isordil C N Add review
9.0

Generic name: isosorbide dinitrate systemic

Drug class: antianginal agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
aspirin N N X Add review
1.0

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Brand names:  Bayer Aspirin, Ecotrin, Aspir 81, Arthritis Pain, Aspir-Low, Easprin, Ascriptin, Aspergum, Aspiritab, Aspirtab, Bayer Aspirin Regimen, Bufferin Low Dose, Ecpirin, Entercote, Fasprin, Genacote, Halfprin, Norwich Aspirin, St. Joseph Aspirin

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Metoprolol Succinate ER C N X Add review
7.0

Generic name: metoprolol systemic

Drug class: cardioselective beta blockers

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Nitrostat C N X 1 review
10

Generic name: nitroglycerin systemic

Drug class: antianginal agents, vasodilators

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Adalat C N Add review Rate

Generic name: nifedipine systemic

Drug class: calcium channel blocking agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Bayer Aspirin N N X Add review
1.0

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
isosorbide dinitrate C N 1 review
5.0

Generic name: isosorbide dinitrate systemic

Brand names:  Isordil, Dilatrate-SR, Isochron, IsoDitrate, Isordil Titradose

Drug class: antianginal agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
metoprolol C N X Add review
7.0

Generic name: metoprolol systemic

Brand names:  Metoprolol Succinate ER, Lopressor, Toprol-XL

Drug class: cardioselective beta blockers

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
nitroglycerin C N X 1 review
10

Generic name: nitroglycerin systemic

Brand names:  Nitrostat, Nitro-Dur, Nitro-Bid, Nitrolingual Pumpspray, NitroQuick, Nitro-Time, Nitro TD Patch-A, GoNitro, Minitran, Nitrek, Nitrocot, Nitrol Appli-Kit, NitroMist, Transderm-Nitro

Drug class: antianginal agents, vasodilators

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Cardizem C N Add review Rate

Generic name: diltiazem systemic

Drug class: calcium channel blocking agents, group IV antiarrhythmics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
bisoprolol C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: bisoprolol systemic

Drug class: cardioselective beta blockers

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
nifedipine C N Add review Rate

Generic name: nifedipine systemic

Brand names:  Adalat, Procardia

Drug class: calcium channel blocking agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
diltiazem C N 3 reviews
7.0

Generic name: diltiazem systemic

Brand names:  Cardizem, Cardizem CD, Cartia XT, Taztia XT, Tiazac, Cardizem LA, Dilacor XR, Dilt-XR, Diltia XT, Diltzac, Matzim LA

Drug class: calcium channel blocking agents, group IV antiarrhythmics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Lopressor C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: metoprolol systemic

Drug class: cardioselective beta blockers

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Ecotrin N N X Add review Rate

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Toprol-XL C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: metoprolol systemic

Drug class: cardioselective beta blockers

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Cardizem CD C N Add review Rate

Generic name: diltiazem systemic

Drug class: calcium channel blocking agents, group IV antiarrhythmics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
atenolol D N X Add review Rate

Generic name: atenolol systemic

Brand name:  Tenormin

Drug class: cardioselective beta blockers

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Aspir 81 N N X Add review Rate

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Cartia XT C N Add review Rate

Generic name: diltiazem systemic

Drug class: calcium channel blocking agents, group IV antiarrhythmics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Nitro-Dur C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: nitroglycerin systemic

Drug class: antianginal agents, vasodilators

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Tenormin D N X Add review Rate

Generic name: atenolol systemic

Drug class: cardioselective beta blockers

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Arthritis Pain N N X Add review Rate

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Cardene C N Add review Rate

Generic name: nicardipine systemic

Drug class: calcium channel blocking agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
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Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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