Taking Medication

All About Blood Pressure Medication
Several kinds of medicine are commonly prescribed for high blood pressure. Here are some of the main types.
Stopping Blood Pressure Drugs Risks a Stroke
Medication to control high blood pressure only works if you take it.
Medications for Coronary Artery Disease
These medications make it easier to take care of coronary artery disease. They have helped many people stay healthy and avoid heart attacks.
Did You Take Your Blood Pressure Medicine Today?
When you miss a dose of your blood pressure medicine, you might not notice a difference. But your body does.
Medication Management Tips
How many different medicines do you take? Most people with heart failure or other cardiovascular illnesses take several.
Make Friends with Your Meds
What makes some people sticklers for following through with their medications, and others haphazard at best?
Easy Ways to Remember to Take Your Medications
If you have more than two medications to manage, consider getting a pill organizer -- a special container marked with the days of the week. Besides housing multiple medications, a compartmentalized organizer can be useful for keeping track of the medications you've taken.
Use Your Medications Wisely
Although most medications are safe when you take them the right way, some drugs can cause dizziness, loss of consciousness, bleeding, irregular heartbeats, and other side effects in some cases.