Watch for Heart Failure Patients Taking Supplements

Many meds can "tip the balance" and WORSEN heart failure.

NSAID pain relievers (etodolac, etc) and effervescent meds (Binosto, etc) can cause sodium and water to build up in the body, worsen swelling, and increase blood pressure.

Pioglitazone (Actos, etc) and rosiglitazone (Avandia, etc) can cause swelling too...and have a boxed warning in the labeling about possible adverse heart effects.

Practical advice for a better career, with unlimited access to CE

Pharmacy Technician's Letter includes:

  • 12 issues every year, with brief articles about new meds and hot topics
  • 200+ CE courses, including the popular CE-in-the-Letter
  • Helpful, in-depth Technician Tutorials
  • Access to the entire archive

Already a subscriber? Log in

Volume pricing available. Get a quote