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Can nitrates be effective in the management of chf?

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Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Yes

Yes to some degree.

In brief: Yes

Yes to some degree.
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Not first choice

Nitrates can reduce pre-load and when added to an afterload reducer such as Hydralazine they can help treat chf; but they are not first line.
Ace inhibitors or arbs are a bbetter choice unless renal failure is present.

In brief: Not first choice

Nitrates can reduce pre-load and when added to an afterload reducer such as Hydralazine they can help treat chf; but they are not first line.
Ace inhibitors or arbs are a bbetter choice unless renal failure is present.
Dr. Mark Stern
Dr. Mark Stern
Thank
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