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Article title: Heart Disease And Medications: NHLBI
Heart Disease And Medications
Sometimes, medications may be needed to help prevent or control coronary heart disease (CHD) and so reduce the risk of a first or repeat heart attack. But, if medications are needed, lifestyle changes still must be undertaken.
If prescribed, take medications as directed by your health care provider.
Drugs used to treat CHD include:
Drugs can cause side effects. If side effects occur, report them to your doctor. Often, a change in the dose or type of a medication, or the use of a combination of drugs can stop the side effect.
To learn more about medications for CHD and its risk factors:
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