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How do medications treat microvascular angina?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Medication is used to minimize symptoms of microvascular angina. Several different types of medications may be used to treat the condition and its symptoms. Beta blockers and ACE inhibitors help to relax and widen the blood vessels. Anticoagulant drugs, such as aspirin, help to reduce the blood's ability to clot. Drugs that help lower blood pressure and blood cholesterol can also help treat microvascular angina.

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