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Cardiac

Medication

Everybody's medications are individually tailored to their heart condition. You may be on a number of different medications to manage different aspects of your condition: these include beta blockers, diuretics, anti-arrhytmics and anti-coagulants. Over time you may want to know more about the medications that you are taking.

Common types of medicines that are used include:

Beta Blockers: Atenolol, Lisinopril

Diuretics: Furosemide, Spironolactone

Anti-arrhythmics: Flecainide, Amiodarone, Digoxin

Anti-coagulants: Aspirin, Warfarin

You can click on the medications to find out more info. More information on all for these medications, and others can be found on NHS Patient UK, where you are able to search for your medication.  

If you have any questions about your medicines please talk to your nurse specialist.