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Medications for Angina

Other names: Accelerating Angina; Angina Pectoris; Angina, chronic; Angina, stable; Angina, unstable; Heart pains; New-Onset Angina; Progressive Angina; Stable Angina; Unstable Angina

What is Angina: Angina pectoris is the medical term for chest pain or discomfort due to coronary heart disease. Angina is a symptom of a condition called myocardial ischemia. It occurs when the heart muscle (myocardium) doesn't get as much blood (hence as much oxygen) as it needs.… Read more

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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
Ranexa Rx C N 32 reviews
8.0

Generic name: ranolazine systemic

Drug class: antianginal agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
aspirin Rx/OTC N N X 1 review
7.0

Generic name: aspirin systemic

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

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
nitroglycerin Rx C N X 6 reviews
9.0

Generic name: nitroglycerin systemic

Brand names:  Nitrostat, NitroQuick, Nitrolingual Pumpspray, Nitro-Dur, Nitro-Bid, Nitro TD Patch-A, Minitran, GoNitro, Nitrek, Nitro-Time, Nitrocot, Nitrogard, 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

 
Nitrostat Rx C N X 2 reviews
8.0

Generic name: nitroglycerin systemic

Drug class: antianginal agents, vasodilators

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
metoprolol Rx C N X 7 reviews
7.0

Generic name: metoprolol systemic

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

Drug class: cardioselective beta blockers

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
amlodipine Rx C N Add review
6.0

Generic name: amlodipine systemic

Brand name:  Norvasc

Drug class: calcium channel blocking agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
Metoprolol Succinate ER Rx C N X Add review
7.0

Generic name: metoprolol systemic

Drug class: cardioselective beta blockers

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
atenolol Rx D N X 1 review
7.0

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

 
Bayer Aspirin Rx/OTC N N X Add review
4.0

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Lopressor Rx C N X 3 reviews
9.0

Generic name: metoprolol systemic

Drug class: cardioselective beta blockers

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
isosorbide dinitrate Rx C N 2 reviews
7.0

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 Tartrate Rx C N X 1 review
5.0

Generic name: metoprolol systemic

Drug class: cardioselective beta blockers

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph

 
Coreg Rx C N X Add review
8.0

Generic name: carvedilol systemic

Drug class: non-cardioselective beta blockers

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Norvasc Rx C N Add review
7.0

Generic name: amlodipine systemic

Drug class: calcium channel blocking agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
carvedilol Rx C N X Add review
5.0

Generic name: carvedilol systemic

Brand names:  Coreg, Coreg CR

Drug class: non-cardioselective beta blockers

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
Calan Rx C N X Add review
9.0

Generic name: verapamil systemic

Drug class: calcium channel blocking agents, group IV antiarrhythmics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Toprol-XL Rx C N X Add review
9.0

Generic name: metoprolol systemic

Drug class: cardioselective beta blockers

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Caduet Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: amlodipine / atorvastatin systemic

Drug class: antihyperlipidemic combinations, miscellaneous antihypertensive combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Isordil Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: isosorbide dinitrate systemic

Drug class: antianginal agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Ecotrin Rx/OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
NitroQuick Rx C N X Add review
10

Generic name: nitroglycerin systemic

Drug class: antianginal agents, vasodilators

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Aspir 81 Rx/OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Easprin Rx N N X Add review Add

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
ranolazine Rx C N 38 reviews
8.0

Generic name: ranolazine systemic

Brand name:  Ranexa

Drug class: antianginal agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
amlodipine / atorvastatin Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: amlodipine / atorvastatin systemic

Brand name:  Caduet

Drug class: antihyperlipidemic combinations, miscellaneous antihypertensive combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
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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