Heart Disease is the biggest killer in the United States and in the UK. The saddest thing about Heart disease is that it can kill people before their time and many deaths from Heart disease could be prevented. Unhealthy Cholesterol levels are one of the major risk factors for heart disease. The good news is that Blood Cholesterol Levels can be modified.
4 Corners Pharmacy provides information including: Articles about Cholesterol Control. There are a number of dietary supplements which have shown to help reduce blood Cholesterol levels and improve the risk of developing heart disease. 4 Corners Pharmacy offer information about these dietary supplements. Cholestin
As well as providing information and studies about these products 4 Corners Pharmacy can provide the following medications:
Cholesterol lowering medications
Zetia / Ezetrol
Ezetrol is either used alone or with other drugs to lower cholesterol and prevent heart attacks and strokes.
Zocor is used with diet modification to lower cholesterol levels in type IIa and IIb hypercholesterolemia in those with a significant risk of coronary artery disease, who have not responsded to other measure.
Lipex / Zocor
Lipex is Zocor that is marketed under name Lipex for Australian and New Zealand markets. Lipex has the same benefits as provided by Zocor by lowering cholesterol levels in type IIa and IIb hypercholesterolemia in those at risk of coronary artery disease.
Lipitor belongs to a class of cholesterol lowering agents called 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl (HMG)-CoA reductase inhibitors. It is used in combination with diet modification to treat primary hypercholesterolemia in those at risk for coronary artery disease who have not responded to other treatments alone.
Pravachol is a statin (pravastatin sodium). Pravachol is prescribed to patients who have elevated levels of cholesterol that cannot be controlled through diet and exercise alone.
Carvedilol / Coreg
Carvedilol / Coreg is an alpha and non selective beta blocker for the treatment of heart failure and high blood pressure. It works by relaxing the blood vessels making the heart work less to pump blood around the body.
Nadolol is a beta blocker used to treat high blood pressure and prevent angina related chest pain.
Atenolol is a type of medication known as a beta blocker, is used in the treatment of high blood pressure, angina pectoris (chest pain, usually caused by lack of oxygen in the heart muscle due to clogged arteries), and heart attack. When used for high blood pressure it is effective alone or combined with other high blood pressure medications, particularly with a thiazide-type water pill (diuretic). Beta blockers decrease the force and rate of heart contractions. Occasionally doctors prescribe Atenolol for treatment of alcohol withdrawal, prevention of migraine headache, and bouts of anxiety.
Propanolol belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers. Beta-blockers reduce the workload on the heart and help it to beat more regularly. Propranolol controls, but does not cure, high blood pressure (hypertension). High blood pressure may not make you feel sick, but it can lead to serious heart problems. Propranolol has a number of other uses; for some of these the sustained-release capsules are not suitable.
Metoprolol / Toprol
Betaloc CR tabs (Metoprolol) is sold under the brand names Lopressor; Toprol XL in the US. Metoprolol blocks chemicals, such as adrenaline (epinephrine), and prevents them from increasing heart rate, blood pressure, and oxygen use.
Adalat Oros is a calcium channel blocker used to relax the blood vessels, making the heart work less to pump blood through the body and reducing blood pressure.
Valzaar-H is an angiotensin II antagonist and thiazide diuretic combination used to treat high blood pressure.
Catapres is an antihypertensive medication that relaxes and widens blood vessels, making the heart work less to pump blood around the body and lowering blood pressure.
Hyzaar is an angiotensin II receptor blocker and thiazide diuretic combination used to treat high blood pressure.
Monopril / Fosinopril
Monopril / Fosinopril is an ACE inihibitor medicine used to widen blood vessels making it easier for the heart to pump blood around the body.
Cardizem CD (Controlled Delivery Capsules)
Cardizem CD is a part of group of medications known as calcium channel blockers that treat high blood pressure and angina.
Benazepril is an ACE Inhibitor medicine used to lower high blood pressure. Benazepril works by reducing the levels of chemicals in the body that tighten blood vessels.
Cardace / Altace
Cardace / Altace is in the class of medications known as ACE Inihibitors and is used to lower high blood pressure, reducing the risk of heart attack and stroke.
Loniten, Oral Minoxidil is used to control severely elevated blood pressure that is not manageable with a water pill and two other blood pressure pills on their own. After the first dose of minoxidil, blood pressure usually starts to go down within one-half hour.
Prinivil / Arrow-Lisinopril
Prinivil / Arrow-Lisinopril are ACE Inhibitor medications used to control high blood pressure and for the treatment of certain types of heart failure.
Capoten is in a family of drugs known as ACE (angiotensin converting enzyme) inhibitors. Capoten is used in the treatment of high blood pressure and congestive heart failure.
Cozaar is used in the treatment of high blood pressure. Cozaar is the first of a new class of blood pressure medications called angiotensin II receptor antagonists.
Calvasc is prescribed for angina, a condition characterized by episodes of crushing chest pain that usually results from a lack of oxygen in the heart muscle due to clogged arteries. Calvasc is also prescribed for high blood pressure.
Norvasc is prescribed for angina, a condition characterized by episodes of crushing chest pain that usually results from a lack of oxygen in the heart muscle due to clogged arteries. Norvasc is also prescribed for high blood pressure. It is a type of medication called a calcium channel blocker.
Lanoxin is used in the treatment of congestive heart failure, certain types of irregular heartbeat, and other heart problems. It improves the strength and efficiency of your heart, which leads to better circulation of blood and reduction of the uncomfortable swelling that is common in people with congestive heart failure. Lanoxin is usually prescribed along with a water pill (to help relieve swelling) and a drug called an ACE inhibitor (to further improve circulation). It belongs to a class of drugs known as digitalis glycosides.
Plavix helps to prevents stokes by reducing coagulations through inhibitions of platelet aggregation. This is very usueful for individuals who have suffered from myocardial infarctions, stroke, and vascular death or other arterial diseases. According to the CAPRIE (clopidogrel vs. Aspirin in Patients at Risk of Ischemic Events) study, Plavix did show a lower incidence of outcome events (ischemic stroke, myocardial infarction, and other vascular deaths) when compared to aspirin. However aspirin is more effective than a placebo in reducing these same cardiovascular events.
4 Corners Pharmacy is now able to supply the following generic medications
- Olmezest / Olmecip – Generic Benicar
- Ezentia – Generic Ezetrol
- Amlodipine – Generic Norvasc
- Felo – Generic Plendil
- Clopivas (clopidogrel bisulphate) – Generic Plavix
- Atorlip (Atorvastatin) – Generic Lipitor
- Simlup (Simvastatin) – Generic Zocor
- Rosuvas (Rosuvastatin) – Generic Crestor
India’s 31-year-old patent rules recognize only manufacturing processes and not the products themselves. This allows pharmaceutical companies to use strengths in basic chemistry to produce medicine molecules, which are only slightly different from the original. By choosing a generic equivalent, you can save a significant amount of money. Generic equivalent medications typically cost 30-60 percent less than their brand-name counterparts.