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Medications for Left Ventricular Dysfunction

Other names: Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction; Left Ventricular Hypertrophy; LVH

An abnormality or impairment to the left ventricle of the heart.

Drugs used to treat Left Ventricular Dysfunction

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

Drug name Rating Reviews Activity ? Rx/OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol
moexipril Rate Add review
Rx D N

Generic name: moexipril systemic

Drug class: Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors

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trandolapril Rate Add review
Rx D N

Generic name: trandolapril systemic

Drug class: Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors

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Epaned Rate Add review
Rx D N

Generic name: enalapril systemic

Drug class: Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors

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Accupril Rate Add review
Rx D N

Generic name: quinapril systemic

Drug class: Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors

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fosinopril Rate Add review
Rx D N

Generic name: fosinopril systemic

Drug class: Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors

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quinapril Rate Add review
Rx D N

Generic name: quinapril systemic

Brand name:  Accupril

Drug class: Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors

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Rx D N

Generic name: captopril systemic

Drug class: Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors

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Lotensin Rate Add review
Rx D N X

Generic name: benazepril systemic

Drug class: Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors

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Rx D N

Generic name: perindopril systemic

Drug class: Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors

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benazepril 8.0 1 review
Rx D N X

Generic name: benazepril systemic

Brand name:  Lotensin

Drug class: Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors

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Vasotec 9.0 1 review
Rx D N

Generic name: enalapril systemic

Drug class: Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors

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Altace Rate Add review
Rx D N

Generic name: ramipril systemic

Drug class: Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors

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Coreg CR Rate Add review
Rx C N X

Generic name: carvedilol systemic

Drug class: non-cardioselective beta blockers

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enalapril 6.7 3 reviews
Rx D N

Generic name: enalapril systemic

Brand names:  Vasotec, Epaned

Drug class: Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors

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Lopressor 4.0 1 review
Rx C N X

Generic name: metoprolol systemic

Drug class: cardioselective beta blockers

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valsartan 9.5 2 reviews
Rx D N

Generic name: valsartan systemic

Brand name:  Diovan

Drug class: angiotensin receptor blockers

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ramipril Rate Add review
Rx D N

Generic name: ramipril systemic

Brand name:  Altace

Drug class: Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors

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Toprol-XL 8.0 1 review
Rx C N X

Generic name: metoprolol systemic

Drug class: cardioselective beta blockers

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Diovan 9.5 2 reviews
Rx D N

Generic name: valsartan systemic

Drug class: angiotensin receptor blockers

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metoprolol 4.8 4 reviews
Rx C N X

Generic name: metoprolol systemic

Brand names:  Toprol-XL, Lopressor

Drug class: cardioselective beta blockers

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Coreg 8.8 6 reviews
Rx C N X

Generic name: carvedilol systemic

Drug class: non-cardioselective beta blockers

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

carvedilol 8.5 12 reviews
Rx C N X

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

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Rating For ratings, users were asked how effective they found the medicine while considering positive/adverse effects and ease of use (1 = not effective, 10 = most effective).
Activity Activity is based on recent site visitor activity relative to other medications in the list.
Rx Prescription Only.
OTC Over the Counter.
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter.
Off-label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
EUA An Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) allows the FDA to authorize unapproved medical products or unapproved uses of approved medical products to be used in a declared public health emergency when there are no adequate, approved, and available alternatives.
Pregnancy Category
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 (CSA) Schedule
M The drug has multiple schedules. The schedule may depend on the exact dosage form or strength of the medication.
U CSA Schedule is unknown.
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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