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Cardiovascular Drugs / Cardiology Drugs

Prescription drugs and medicines for diseases relating to the structure and function of the heart and blood vessels. Studies in these areas include: heart failure, coronary artery disease, high cholesterol, blood clots, circulation disorders, and others.

The list of FDA approved drugs for cardiology and vascular diseases appears below. Click any link to view the full drug information.


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Number Of Cardiovascular Drugs / Cardiology Drugs: 111

Adcirca (tadalafil)
For the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension
Adempas (riociguat)
For the treatment of Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Advicor (extended-release niacin/lovastatin)
For the treatment of cholesterol disorders
Agrylin (anagrelide HCL)
Treatment for Thrombocythemia
Altocor (lovastatin) Extended-Release Tablets
Oral tablets for the adjuctive treatment of hypercholesterolemia
Amturnide (aliskiren + amlodipine + hydrochlorothiazide)
For the treatment of uncontrolled hypertension
Androderm (Testosterone Transdermal System)
Treatment for primary and secondary hypogonadism
Angiomax (bivalirudin)
For patients with unstable angina undergoing percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA)
Argatroban Injection
Anticoagulant for prophylaxis or treatment of thrombosis in patients with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia.
Atacand (candesartan cilexetil)
For the treatment of hypertension
Atacand (candesartan cilexetil)
Treatment for hypertension
Atacand (candesartan cilexetil)
Treatment for hypertension
Atryn (antithrombin recombinant lyophilized powder for reconstitution)
For the prevention of peri-operative and peri-partum thromboembolic events
Azor (amlodipine besylate; olmesartan medoxomil)
For the treatment of hypertension
Baycol (cerivastatin sodium)
Treatment for high cholesterol
Benicar
Oral tablet for the treatment of hypertension
Betapace AF Tablet
For treatment of the irregular heartbeats in patients with atrial fibrillation
BiDil (isosorbide dinitrate/hydralazine hydrochloride)
For the treatment of heart failure in black patients
Brilinta (ticagrelor)
For the reduction of thrombotic events in patients with acute coronary syndrome
Caduet (amlodipine/atorvastatin)
For the treatment of hypertension, chronic stable angina and vasospastic angina
Captopril and hydrochlorotiazide
Treatment for hypertension
Captopril and hydrochlorotiazide
Generic equivalent of Capozide
CellCept
Treatment for the prevention of organ rejection inpatients undergoing heart transplants
Cleviprex (clevidipine)
For the treatment of hypertension when oral therapy is not feasible or not desirable
Corlopam
Treatment for severe high blood pressure
Corvert Injection (ibutilide fumarate injection)
Treatment for irregular contractions of the heart
Covera-HS (verapamil)
Treatment for hypertension and angina
Crestor (rosuvastatin calcium)
For the treatment of primary hypercholesterolemia (heterozygous familial and nonfamilial) and mixed dyslipidemia
Diltiazem HCL, Extended-Release Capsules
For the reduction of high blood pressure
Diovan (valsartan)
Oral capsules and tablets for the treatment of hypertension
Diovan (valsartan)
Treatment for hypertension
Diovan HCT (valsartan)
Treatment for hypertension
DynaCirc CR
Treatment for hypertension
Edarbi (azilsartan medoxomil)
For the treatment of hypertension
Edarbyclor (azilsartan medoxomil and chlorthalidone)
For the treatment of hypertension
EDEX
Treatment for erectile dysfunction
Efient (prasugrel)
for the prevention of thrombotic cardiovascular complications in acute coronary syndromes
Eliquis (apixaban)
For the prevention of stroke and systemic embolism resulting from nonvalvular atrial fibrillation
Epanova (omega-3-carboxylic acids)
For the treatment of severe hypertriglyceridemia
Fenofibrate
For the treatment of hyperlipidemia, dyslipidemia and hypertriglyceridemia
Imagent (perflexane lipid microspheres)
Ultrasound contrast agent for improved imaging of the heart
Innohep (tinzaparin sodium) injectable
For the treatment of acute symptomatic deep vein thrombosis
Inspra (eplerenone tablets)
Oral tablets for the treatment of high blood pressure.
Integrilin
Injection of eptifibatide
Juxtapid (lomitapide)
For the treatment of homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia
Kynamro (mipomersen sodium)
For the treatment of homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia
Lescol (fluvastatin sodium)
Treatment for coronary atherosclerosis
Lescol (fluvastatin sodium) capsules, Rx
Treatment for the reduction of triglycerides
Lescol XL (fluvastatin sodium) tablet, extended release
For the use as an adjunct to diet to reduce elevated total cholesterol
Letairis (ambrisentan)
For the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension
Levitra (vardenafil)
For the treatment of erectile dysfunction related to sexual activity in men
Lexxel (enalapril maleate-felodipine ER)
Treatment for hypertension
Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium)
For the prevention of cardiovascular disease and treatment of hyperlipidemia and dyslipidemia
Liptruzet (ezetimibe and atorvastatin)
For the treatment of hyoerlipidemia
Livalo (pitavastatin)
For the treatment of primary hyperlipidemia and mixed dyslipidemia
Mavik (trandolapril)
Treatment for hypertension
Mevacor (lovastatin) tablets
Treatment for primary prevention of coronary heart disease
Micardis (telmisartan)
Treatment for Hypertension
Micardis HCT (telmisartan and hydrochlorothiazide)
For the treatment of hypertension
Microzide (hydrochlorothiazide)
Treatment for mild-to moderate hypertension
Multaq (dronedarone)
For the treatment of paroxysmal or persistent atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter
Muse
Treatment for impotence
Natrecor (nesiritide)
For the treatment of patients with acutely decompensated congestive heart failure
Niaspan
Niacin extended-release tablets
Nitrostat (nitroglycerin) Tablets
For the acute relief of an attack or acute prophylaxis of angina pectoris due to coronary artery disease.
Normiflo
Treatment for deep venous thrombosis
Nymalize (nimodipine)
For the reduction of incidence and severity of ischemic deficits following subarachnoid hemorrhage
Opsumit (macitentan)
For the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension
Pentoxifylline
Generic equivalent of Trental
Pindolol
Generic equivalent of Visken
Plavix (clopidogrel bisulfate)
Treatment for cardiac atherosclerotic events
Plavix (clopidogrel bisulfate)
For the treatment of acute coronary syndrome
Posicor
Treatment for hypertension and chronic stable angina pectoris
Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate mesylate)
For the risk reduction of stroke and embolism due to atrial fibrillation
Pravachol (pravastatin sodium)
Treatment for cholesterol-lowering
Pravachol (pravastatin sodium)
Treatment for heart disease
Prinivil or Zestril (Lisinopril)
Treatment for hypertension, heart failure, and acute myocardial infarction
ProAmatine (midodrine)
Treatment for hypotension
Ranexa (ranolazine)
For the treatment of chronic angina in patients failing first-line therapy
Remodulin (treprostinil)
For the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension in patients with NYHA Class II-IV symptoms
ReoPro
Treatment for cardiac ischemic complications
REPRONEX(menotropins for injection, USP)
Generic equivalent of Pergonal
Retavase (reteplase)
Treatment for patients suffering from heart attack
Rythmol
Treatment for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
Soliris (eculizumab)
For the treatment of paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria
Tekamlo (aliskiren + amlodipine)
For the treatment of hypertension
Tekturna (aliskiren)
For the treatment of hypertension
Teveten (eprosartan mesylate plus hydrochlorothiazide)
Tablets for the treatment of hypertension
Teveten (eprosartan mesylate)
Treatment for hypertension
Tiazac (diltiazem hydrochloride)
Treatment for chronic stable angina
Tiazac (diltiazem hydrochloride)
Treatment for hypertension
Tiazac (diltiazem hydrochloride)
Treatment for chronic stable angina
Toprol-XL (metoprolol succinate)
For the treatment of hypertension, angina pectoris and heart failure
Tricor (fenofibrate)
Treatment for very high triglyceride levels
Tricor (fenofibrate)
For the treatment of primary hypercholesterolemia, mixed lipidemia and hypertriglyceridemia
Trilipix (fenofibric acid)
For the treatment of dyslipidemia, hypertriglyceridemia and hyperlipidemia
Tyvaso (treprostinil)
For the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension
Varithena (polidocanol injectable foam)
For the treatment of varicose veins
Vascepa (icosapent ethyl)
For the treatment of hypertriglyceridemia
Verapamil
Generic equivalent of Knoll's Isoptin SR and Searle's Calan SR
Viagra
Treatment for impotence
Visipaque (iodixanol)
Diagnostic contrast agent
Warfarin Sodium tablets
Generic equivalent of Coumadin
Xarelto (rivaroxaban)
For the prophylaxis of deep vein thrombosis during knee or hip replacement surgery
Xarelto (rivaroxaban)
For the reduction in the risk of stroke and systemic embolism resulting from atrial fibrillation
Zocor
Treatment for high cholesterol
Zontivity (vorapaxar)
For the reduction of thrombotic cardiovascular events


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FDA Approved Cardiovascular Drugs / Cardiology Drugs Listings:

The rules of principle for evaluating MediLexicon's FDA cardiovascular drugs / cardiology drugs listings adhere to the FDA definitions of a new drug approval or a new molecular entity, and the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development.

MediLexicon's FDA Approved Drugs Listings include:

New Molecular Entities (NME): these NME's are described as a medication containing an active substance that have never previously approved in the US for marketing in any manner, shape or form (as defined by the FDA). In addition to this, there is also the inclusion of some FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) approved recombinant proteins and biologics.

MediLexicon's FDA Approved Drugs Listings do NOT include:

Over-the-counter products, diagnostic agents, generics, most vaccines, medical devices, biologic compounds (not approved by CDER), as well as new indications and new administrations of previously-approved compounds and new dosages.

The cardiovascular drugs / cardiology drugs information used in this section is licensed from Thomson CenterWatch. The information provided here is for general educational purposes only and does not constitute medical or pharmaceutical advice which should be sought from qualified medical and pharmaceutical advisers.









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