Heart Failure Drugs | CVS Pharmacology | Medi tutorials

Heart Failure Drugs | CVS Pharmacology | Medi tutorials

January 6, 2020 1 By Bertrand Dibbert


Drugs used in heart failure : Two types:
A. Drugs with positive inotropic effect. B. Drugs without positive inotropic effect. A. Drugs with positive
inotropic effect: (cardiac glycosides)
Digoxin Digitoxin
Gitoxin. (phosphodiesterase inhibitor)
Amninone Milrinone (B-adrenoreceptor stimulant)
Dopamine Dobutamin. B. Drugs without positive ionotropic effect:
(Diuretics) Thiazide
Frusemide Metolazone. (Vasodilators)
ACEI — Captopril Enalopril
Lisinopril Nitrates — Nitroglycerine
Hydralazine and minonidil Prazosine
B-receptor blocker— Carvedilol.