Cardiovascular Disease Resource Center

Click on the subcategory below to find drug monographs for that particular area.

Miss the ACC Scientific Session?

MPR's got you covered with the top highlights and new data presented at this year's premier cardiology meeting.

13 Million Could Get Statin Therapy

13 million adults in the U.S. would be eligible for statin therapy for the treatment of cholesterol.

Heart Failure and LUTS

More people suffer from conditions typically associated with aging, including heart failure and lower urinary tract symptoms.

Chart: Hypertension Management

Step-by-step approach to managing hypertension, including which anti-hypertensives to initiate.

Antidepressant Recall

A pharmacist reports to have found one capsule of Tikosyn (dofetilide) in a bottle of Effexor XR (venlafaxine HCl extended-release).

The Heart of the Matter

A review of potential drug interactions with cardiac medications.

Chart: Hypertension Evaluation

Review this chart on 'Hypertension Evaluation' for quick information when you need it.

New Drug Product: Adempas

Treatment of persistent/recurrent chronic thromboembolic ­pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH).

Videos

News

Diabetes-Related Complications Down Over Past Two Decades

Rates of diabetes-related complications have declined substantially over the past two decades.

For Uninsured, Greater Nonelective Thoracic Aortic Sx Risk

Uninsured patients have an increased risk of nonelective thoracic aortic operations, and have increased risks of major morbidity or mortality.

NSAIDs, Anticoagulants Up Major Bleeding in VTE

Concomitant use of a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug or aspirin in patients with venous thromboembolism receiving anticoagulant therapy is tied to increased risk of bleeding.

Six-Minute Walk Test Could Help Guide Heart Failure Treatment

Distance achieved in the six-minute walk test may be a practical measure of functional capacity that guides selection of therapy for patients with heart failure.

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