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Medications for Angina Pectoris Prophylaxis

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

Drugs Used 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,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, 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, Ecpirin, Entercote, Fasprin, Genacote, Halfprin, Norwich Aspirin, St. Joseph Aspirin …show all

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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

Isordil C N Add review
9.0

Generic name: isosorbide dinitrate systemic

Drug class: antianginal agents

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metoprolol C N X 1 review
7.0

Generic name: metoprolol systemic

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

Drug class: cardioselective beta blockers

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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

Metoprolol Succinate ER C N X 1 review
8.0

Generic name: metoprolol systemic

Drug class: cardioselective beta blockers

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

nitroglycerin C N X 1 review
10

Generic name: nitroglycerin systemic

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

Drug class: antianginal agents, vasodilators

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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

Nitrostat C N X 1 review
10

Generic name: nitroglycerin systemic

Drug class: antianginal agents, vasodilators

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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Adalat C N Add review Rate

Generic name: nifedipine systemic

Drug class: calcium channel blocking agents

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isosorbide dinitrate C N 1 review
5.0

Generic name: isosorbide dinitrate systemic

Brand names:  Isordil, Dilatrate-SR, Isochron, Isordil Titradose, IsoDitrate …show all

Drug class: antianginal agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

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

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, Tiadylt ER …show all

Drug class: calcium channel blocking agents, group IV antiarrhythmics

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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

bisoprolol C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: bisoprolol systemic

Drug class: cardioselective beta blockers

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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,

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Cardizem C N Add review Rate

Generic name: diltiazem systemic

Drug class: calcium channel blocking agents, group IV antiarrhythmics

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Lopressor C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: metoprolol systemic

Drug class: cardioselective beta blockers

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Ecotrin N N X Add review Rate

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

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Toprol-XL C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: metoprolol systemic

Drug class: cardioselective beta blockers

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atenolol D N X Add review Rate

Generic name: atenolol systemic

Brand name:  Tenormin

Drug class: cardioselective beta blockers

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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

Cardizem CD C N Add review Rate

Generic name: diltiazem systemic

Drug class: calcium channel blocking agents, group IV antiarrhythmics

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Aspir 81 N N X Add review Rate

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

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Tenormin D N X Add review Rate

Generic name: atenolol systemic

Drug class: cardioselective beta blockers

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Cartia XT C N Add review Rate

Generic name: diltiazem systemic

Drug class: calcium channel blocking agents, group IV antiarrhythmics

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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

Arthritis Pain N N X Add review Rate

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

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Procardia C N Add review Rate

Generic name: nifedipine systemic

Drug class: calcium channel blocking agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

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Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
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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