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Anti-arrhythmic Agents - Propafenone (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Propafenone is used to control arrhythmias, or irregular heart rhythms. In atrial fibrillation, propafenone is known as a “rhythm control” agent to control irregular heart rhythms and prevent the heart from beating too quickly. Why should I take this medication? How does propafenone work? What should I expect? How do I take propafenone? What should I watch for? Other helpful points. (English) Colour

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262758
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Anti-platelet Medicine: Enteric Coated ASA (Aspirin®) (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Patient information on Anti-Platelet Agents - Enteric Coated ASA (Aspirin®) which reduces heart attacks and stroke risks, and prevents blood clots inside stents. Also relieves fever, pain, and inflammation. (English) Colour

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262759
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Anti-platelet Medicine: clopidogrel (Plavix®) (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Patient information on Anti-Platelet Agents - clopidogrel (Plavix®) which lower the chance of having another heart attack, and prevents blood clots inside stents. (English) Colour

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262760
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Beta-Blockers: acebutolol, atenolol, bisprplol, labetalol, metorplol, nadolol, propranolol, and sotalol (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Explains what beta-blockers are, how they work, reasons for taking, how to take this type of medicine and possible side effects. (English) Colour

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262761
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Cardiac Glycoside: digoxin (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Explains what this medicine is, how it works, reasons for taking, how to take it, and possible side effects. (English) Colour

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262762
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Family Guide to Intra Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP) [English] Permalink Public

Basic information guide to intra aortic balloon pump therapy in the Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care unit (CSICU). An intra-aortic balloon pump is a machine that helps support a person’s heart to pump when the heart is weak or not working properly. (English) Colour

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265535
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While Waiting for Your Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (Royal Columbian Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

This is a quick guide on what to expect when having this procedure at Royal Columbian Hospital. To learn more about what to expect before, during, and after your TAVI, see “Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation – What to Expect” (266782). (English) Black & White

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267166
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Non-Dihydropyridine Calcium Channel Blockers (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

This type of Calcium Channel Blockers (Non-DHP CCBs) are use to slow the heart rate in atrial fibrillation and other irregular heart rhythms (arrhythmias), to prevent chest pain (angina), to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), and to prevent migraine headaches. This group of medicines include Diltiazem (Tiazac®, Cardizem®), Verapamil (Isoptin®). (English) Colour

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262767
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Statins (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Statins are used to prevent heart attacks and stroke, and to lower cholesterol levels. This group of medicines include atorvastatin (Lipitor®), fluvastatin (Lescol®), lovastatin (Mevacor®), pravastatin (Pravachol®), rosuvastatin (Crestor®), simvastatin (Zocor®) (English) Colour

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262768
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Dihydropyridine Calcium Channel Blockers (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Calcium Channel Blockers (DHP CCBs) are use to prevent chest pain (angina) and to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). This group of medicines include amlodipine (Norvasc®), felodipine (Renedil®, Plendil®), nifedipine (Adalat XL®). (English) Colour

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262763
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