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Angina Pectoris Summary

Description: The symptom of paroxysmal pain consequent to MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA usually of distinctive character, location and radiation. It is thought to be provoked by a transient stressful situation during which the oxygen requirements of the MYOCARDIUM exceed that supplied by the CORONARY CIRCULATION.

Also Known As: Stenocardias; Angor Pectoris; Stenocardia

Networked: 6308 relevant articles (564 outcomes, 851 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Angina Pectoris

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Nifedipine (Adalat) : 49 outcomes 56 studies in 304 results : FDA 25 Generic
  2. Nitroglycerin (Dynamite) : 47 outcomes 51 studies in 397 results : FDA 53 Generic
  3. Propranolol (Inderal) : 35 outcomes 36 studies in 322 results : FDA 158 Generic
  4. Verapamil (Calan) : 31 outcomes 30 studies in 196 results : FDA 64 Generic
  5. Nitrates : 29 outcomes 18 studies in 218 results : IBA
  6. Calcium : 28 outcomes 31 studies in 265 results : IBA
  7. Diltiazem (Cardizem) : 28 outcomes 27 studies in 175 results : FDA 50 Generic
  8. Atenolol (Tenormin) : 24 outcomes 28 studies in 106 results : FDA 46 Generic
  9. Isosorbide Dinitrate (Isordil) : 22 outcomes 19 studies in 153 results : FDA 43 Generic
  10. Metoprolol (Lopressor) : 17 outcomes 24 studies in 95 results : FDA 37 Generic
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Diseases Related to Angina Pectoris

  1. Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  2. Myocardial Ischemia (Ischemic Heart Diseases)
  3. Myocardial Infarction
  4. Heart Failure
  5. Coronary Artery Disease (Coronary Atherosclerosis)
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Key Therapies for Angina Pectoris

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  1. Coronary Artery Bypass (Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery) : 14 outcomes 29 studies in 270 results
  2. Counterpulsation (External Counterpulsation) : 8 outcomes 5 studies in 61 results
  3. Transplants (Transplant) : 8 outcomes 4 studies in 126 results
  4. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 7 outcomes 3 studies in 31 results
  5. Coronary Balloon Angioplasty (Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty) : 6 outcomes 7 studies in 114 results
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