If you have CHD, your GP might recommend medication to help with symptom relief and prevent the emergence of new issues.
Your doctor might recommend medication to stop you from developing heart-related issues if you don’t have CHD but have high cholesterol, high blood pressure, or a family history of heart disease.
We, as pharmacists, play a vital role in both primary and secondary cardiovascular disease prevention. The primary techniques for doing this are patient education and counselling, medication review, drug safety management, monitoring, and reconciliation, as well as the identification and management of specific cardiovascular risk factors (such as blood pressure, blood sugar, and serum lipids).
If you’re on medication such as statins or those for high blood pressure, and you want to talk to us about them, we’re here to listen to you, privately and confidentially, always
Click here to use the NHS Health Check tool: What’s your heart age?