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Medications for Coronary Artery Disease

Drugs associated with Coronary Artery Disease

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

What is Coronary Artery Disease: Coronary Artery Disease is a narrowing or blockage of the small blood vessels that supply blood and oxygen to the heart. It is caused by atherosclerosis,a buildup of plaque in the arteries to your heart.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
lisinopril Off Label Rx D N 1 review
4.0

Generic name: lisinopril systemic

Drug class: angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

Off Label: Yes

 
amlodipine Rx C N 1 review
1.0

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

 
perindopril Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: perindopril systemic

Brand name:  Aceon

Drug class: angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
isoxsuprine Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: isoxsuprine systemic

Brand name:  Vasodilan

Drug class: peripheral vasodilators

For consumers: interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
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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Alternative treatments for Coronary Artery Disease

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Coronary Artery Disease. Their efficacy may not have been scientifically tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of Coronary Artery Disease.

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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 of the drug 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 of the drug 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 of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

Synonym(s): Arteriosclerotic Heart Disease; CAD; CHD; Coronary Heart Disease

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