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Why do heart patients need medication all the time?

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Dr. Elden Rand
Cardiology 21 years experience
Prevention/Treatment: Depending on the heart condition, patients need various types of medications to reduce symptoms of their heart disease or to reduce the chance for further heart episodes.. Common classes of medications include aspirin, beta blockers, ace inhibitors, statins, and diuretics.

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Last updated Dec 17, 2012

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