CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM


Bisoprolol

C – CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

C07 – BETA BLOCKING AGENTS

C07A – BETA BLOCKING AGENTS

C07AB – Beta blocking agents, selective

Bisoprolol is a drug belonging to the group of beta-blockers, a class of medicines used primarily in cardiovascular diseases and belongs to anatomical group Cardiovascular System.

Therapeutic use

Bisoprolol is beneficial in treatment for high blood pressure (hypertension), reduced blood flow to the heart (cardiac ischemia); congestive heart failure, and preventive treatment before and primary treatment after heart attacks, decreasing the chances of recurrence.

ATC Code: C07AB07


Atorvastatin

C10

 

 

C – CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

C10 – LIPID MODIFYING AGENTS

C10A – LIPID MODIFYING AGENTS, PLAIN

C10AA – HMG CoA reductase inhibitors

 

Medicine used as lipid modifying agent, belongs to the anatomical group C “Cardiovascular system”.

 

Therapeutic indication

Atorvastatin, is a member of the medication class known as statins, which are used primarily for lowering blood cholesterol and for prevention of events associated with cardiovascular disease. Like all statins, atorvastatin works by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase, an enzyme found in liver tissue that plays a key role in production of cholesterol in the body.

ATC Code C10AA05.


Simvastatin

C10

 

C – CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

C10 – LIPID MODIFYING AGENTS

C10A – LIPID MODIFYING AGENTS, PLAIN

C10AA – HMG CoA reductase inhibitors

 

Medicine used as lipid modifying agent, belongs to the anatomical group C “Cardiovascular system”.

 

Therapeutic indication

Simvastatin is indicated as adjunctive therapy to diet and exercise in high cardiovascular risk adult patients with dyslipidaemia where LDL C (bad cholesterol) levels are adequately controlled with the corresponding dose of simvastatin.

ATC Code C10AA01.


Losartan + hydrochlorothiazide

C – CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

C09 – AGENTS ACTING ON THE RENIN-ANGIOTENSIN SYSTEM

C09D – ANGIOTENSIN II ANTAGONISTS, COMBINATIONS

C09DA – Angiotensin II antagonists and diuretics

Losartan + hydrochlorothiazide belongs to Anatomical Group Cardiovascular System.

Losartan is used in adult patients who have essential hypertension (high blood pressure) that is not adequately controlled by losartan alone. ‘Essential’ means that the hypertension has no obvious cause. Losartan is available as hydrochlorothiazide/losartan, a combination drug with a low dose thiazide diuretic to achieve an additive antihypertensive effect.

Therapeutic indication

Treatment of essential hypertension.

ATC Code: C09DA01