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ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES W/OUT PERSISTENT ST-SEGMENT ELEVATION
Acute coronary syndromes refer to any constellation of clinical symptoms compatible with acute myocardial ischemia which may be life-threatening.
It encompasses unstable angina, non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) and ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI).
Unstable angina is the ischemic discomfort that presents without persistent ST-segment elevation on ECG and without the presence of cardiac markers in the blood.
Non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction is diagnosed if cardiac markers are positive with ST-segment depression or with nonspecific or normal ECGs.
The patient typically presents with ischemic-type chest pain that is severe and prolonged and may occur at rest or may be caused by less exertion than previous episodes.
Drug Information

Indication: 60 mg: Co-administered w/ acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) for prevention of atherothrombotic events in adult patien...

Indication: Symptomatic treatment of chronic stable angina pectoris in CAD adults w/ normal sinus rhythm & heart rate&...

Indication: Substitution treatment of essential HTN &/or stable CAD in patients already controlled w/ perindopril &...

Indication: Add-on therapy for symptomatic treatment in adults w/ stable angina pectoris who are inadequately controlled b...

Azoren
amlodipine besylate + olmesartan medoxomil

Indication: Essential HTN in patient whose BP is inadequately controlled on olmesartan medoxomil or amlodipine monotherapy...

Indication: HTN.

Indication: HTN & chronic stable angina.

Indication: CHD: Chronic stable angina pectoris; HTN.

Indication: In combination w/ heparin for patients w/ unstable angina or non-Q-wave MI to prevent cardiac ischemic events ...

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