Isosorbide Dinitrate belongs to a family of drugs called nitrates. It dilates (widens) blood vessels, paving a clear passage for the blood to flow easily thereby helping the heart to pump blood easier. It is prescribed mainly to prevent angina attacks (chest pain). However, it will not treat an angina attack that has already begun. This medication may also be prescribed for other conditions not listed here.
Carvedilol is a beta-blocker drug that affects the heart and circulation (blood flow through arteries and veins). It is prescribed primarily for the treatment of heart failure and hypertension (high blood pressure). It is also used after a heart attack and may be used in other conditions not listed here.
Nifedipine is known as a calcium channel blocker drug which dilates (relaxes and widens) blood vessels (veins and arteries) making it easier for the heart to pump blood and lower its workload. This medicine is prescribed for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure) and angina (chest pain). It may also be used for other purposes not listed here.
Aldactone (spironolactone) is a potassium-sparing diuretic (water pill) that prevents your body from absorbing too much salt and keeps your potassium levels from getting too low. This drug is used to treat a condition when the aldosterone level in the blood becomes very high. The aldosterone hormone is necessary to regulate the balance of salt and water levels in the blood.
Lisinopril, also sold under the trade names Prinivil, Cipril (made by Cipla) among several other brands is an ACE (angiotensin converting enzyme) inhibitor drug. It is prescribed primarily for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure), congestive heart failure, and to improve the chances of survival after a heart attack. Lisinopril may also be given for conditions not mentioned here.
Amlodipine Besylate is a long acting dihydropyridine-type calcium channel blocker. This is the most common drug that is recommended for the lower of hypertension and treatment of angina or chest pain. Lowering the high blood pressure (Hypertension) is helpful in preventing strokes, heart attacks and kidney problems. It is quite helpful drug in increasing the ability to exercise and decrease the frequency of angina attacks.