Drug therapy of chronic angina pectoris
Several families of drugs are being used to relieve the symptoms of angina pectoris during strain, for example:
1. Beta receptor blockers: drugs that slow the heart rate, lower blood pressure, and reduce the heart’s oxygen consumption. Drugs used in this family include: Normiten, Normalol, Concor, Cardiloc, Lupersor, Neobluc, and others.
2. Calcium channel blockers: drugs that dilute the arteries and reduce the strength of the heart muscle contraction. Drugs used in this family include: Norusk, Amelo, Adlate, Diltiism, Cardis, Ikkur, Vasodip, Ikapers, and more
3. Nitrates: drugs that affect the walls of the blood vessels and cause their expansion. Drugs used in Israel: Mononit, Monocord, Monolong, Isochut (sublingual spray), Neutralol (sublingual spray), Nitroderm (dermal sticker)
4. Potassium channel operators: cause blood vessel expansion and ease heart function. Drugs used: Nicoradil
5. The sodium channel inhibitors improve blood flow to the heart. Drug used: Ranulazine
When is it time to look into non-drug treatment options?
If you have undergone catheterization or coronary bypass surgery, you are under drug treatment controlled by a cardiologist, but you are still suffering from stubborn angina pectoris and poor quality of life, it is time to consider a novel treatment option – Non-pharmacological treatment of chronic angina pectoris