How effective is ivabradine?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

A higher heart rate is linked with a higher risk of worsening heart failure. Ivabradine helps lower your heart rate. It improves fatigue, increases your ability to exercise, and lowers your risk of being hospitalized for worsening heart failure. 

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