Heart Failure Medicines
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Introduction - Heart Failure Medicines

Medicines are important in the treatment of heart failure. Research shows that heart failure medicines can help stabilize your heart function. They can also help you:

  • Live longer.
  • Have fewer symptoms.
  • Breathe more easily.
  • Have more energy.
  • Increase your activity level.
  • Have less swelling.
  • Stay out of the hospital.

This module provides information on:

  • The main types of medicines used for heart failure.
  • Common side effects of heart failure medicines.
  • Other medicines used to treat heart failure.

It will help you learn about:

  • What heart failure medicines do.
  • Why it is important to take all of your medicines regularly.
  • How to manage common side effects of your medicines.

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