Drugs refers to 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. A wide range of medications are used to treat various heart conditions. Some examples of the drugs used in cardiovascular medicine include:
Anticoagulants or blood thinners - These agents prevent coagulation or clotting of the blood. Injectable forms of anticoagulants include dalteparin, enoxaparin, tinzaparin and heparin. Warfarin is a commonly used Blood Thinner
that can be taken in the form of a tablet. These drugs do not dissolve existing blood clots but are preventive agents in patients who have had a heart attack.