If you have a diagnosis of heart failure and depending upon the type (systolic or diastolic), there are medications that you may be prescribed. Evidence suggests these can:
You may not be prescribed some of these medications due to the type of heart failure you have, your blood pressure or heart rate, or if you have an impaired kidney function.
Some of the more common side effects of heart failure medications are listed. If you experience other side effects, please contact your GP or heart failure nurse for further advice/support.