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Drugs for the heart

Edited by Punit Ramrakha and Jonathan Hill

in Oxford Handbook of Cardiology

Second edition

Published on behalf of © OUP 2012. © Punit Ramrakha and Jonathan Hill (Editors contribution, 2012)

Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9780199643219
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191740633 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199643219.003.0002

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Drugs for the heart

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Antiplatelet agents - Antiplatelet agents: aspirin - Antiplatelet agents: thienopyridines - Antiplatelet agents: clopidogrel - Antiplatelet agents: prasugrel - Intravenous antiplatelet agents - Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors - Angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs, also referred to as angiotensin II receptor antagonists, AIIRAs) - Aldosterone antagonists - Beta-adrenoceptor blockers (β-blockers) - Calcium-channel blockers (CCBs) - Lipid-lowering therapies - Lipid-lowering agents: statins (HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors) - Other lipid-lowering agents - Nitrates - Potassium-channel activators - Ivabradine - Ranolazine -

Chapter.  13337 words. 

Subjects: Pharmacology

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