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PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE
Peripheral arterial disease includes a range of vascular syndromes caused by atherosclerosis and thromboembolic pathophysiological processes that alter the normal structure and function of the aorta, its visceral arterial branches and the arteries of the lower extremity.
Individuals at risk for lower extremity peripheral arterial disease should undergo review of vascular symptoms and comprehensive vascular examination to assess walking impairment, claudication, ischemic rest pain and/or the presence of nonhealing wounds.
Patients with peripheral arterial disease may be symptomatic or asymptomatic. Symptoms may range from claudication presenting as exertional leg pain to chronic limb-threatening ischemia presenting as rest pain, ulceration or gangrene.

Peripheral Arterial Disease Drug Information

Drug Information

Indication: Thrombolytic treatment in acute MI, acute massive pulmonary embolism w/ haemodynamic instability & of acut...

Atozet
atorvastatin + ezetimibe

Indication: Reduced risk of CV death, nonfatal MI & stroke, hospitalization for unstable angina or need for revascular...

Indication: Adjunct to diet for patients w/ elevated total cholesterol (total-C) & LDL-cholesterol (LDL-C), apolipopro...

Indication: Thrombolytic treatment of acute MI. Treatment initiated as soon as possible after symptom onset.

Indication: Essential HTN. Reduction of the risk of MI, stroke or death in patients ≥55 yr at high risk developing majo...

Indication: Essential HTN when BP is inadequately controlled by monotherapy w/ telmisartan.

Indication: Prophylaxis of migraine w/ or w/o aura. Symptomatic treatment of vestibular vertigo, due to a diagnosed functi...

Indication: Maintenance therapy for symptoms of cerebrovascular origins, labyrinthine & peripheral-circulatory disorde...

Indication: Primary hypercholesterolemia: Adjunctive therapy to diet for the reduction of elevated total cholesterol (tota...

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