Medication Treatments for Congestive Heart Failure

Certain medications that reduce your risk of congestive heart failure are diuretics, ACE inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers and beta-blockers.

Your doctor may prescribe certain medications that reduce your risk ofheart failure including diuretics, ACE inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs), beta-blockers, and digitalis glycosides. In this video, Dr. Holly Atkinson explains how these work and if they may be a fit for your condition.

 

Holly Atkinson, MD

This video features Holly Atkinson, MD. Dr. Atkinson specializes in internal medicine and is an award-winning medical journalist.

Duration: 1:26. Last Updated On: April 19, 2018, 8:53 p.m.
Reviewed by: Holly Atkinson, MD, Preeti Parikh, MD . Review date: Feb. 2, 2013
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