Taking Medication

  1. All About Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs

    According to the American Heart Association, there are five main types of cholesterol-lowering medications.

  2. All About Generic Medications

    Every year, more than 400 million prescriptions are filled with generic medications in the United States.

  3. Beta-Blockers, Statins: A One-Two Combination

    These medications make it easier to take care of coronary artery disease. They have helped many people stay healthy and avoid heart attacks.

  4. Dietary Supplements

    Adding anything to your regular diet to improve your health or healing is considered a dietary supplement.

  5. For Your Heart's Sake, Lower Your Cholesterol

    High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined.

  6. Know About Niacin

    Along with diet and exercise, treatment to lower cholesterol may include the B vitamin niacin combined with drugs such as statins.

  7. Use Your Medications Wisely

    Although most medications are safe when you take them the right way, some drugs can cause dizziness, loss of consciousness, bleeding, irregular heartbeats, and other side effects in some cases.

  8. When You’re Taking Heart Medications

    These medications are life-giving and powerful. It's important to take them just as your doctor has prescribed.

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