What medications can be used for heart failure and hypertension?

55 year old jack has been suffering from hypertension for 10 years. Over the last 3 years he has developed episodes of squeezing and crushing chest pain but subsides with rest. He complains of tiredness, poor effort tolerance, becomes breathless when he walks long distances and at night. He has swelling around his ankles that get worse at night but disappears over night. He has rheumatism and the pain gets worse in the afternoon and night. he has smoked for 25 years but quite 3 years ago. His father died of a heart attack and his mother suffered from a mild stroke 5 years ago. She also suffers from high blood pressure. Suggest 5 medications he could take

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  • yue January 26, 2009, 9:04 pm

    calcium channel blockers
    beta blockers
    diuretics
    anti-inflammatories
    —others—

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