Conditions Category: IVABRADINE

Why take them?

Ivabradine slows the heart rate down so the heart can pump more blood efficiently through the body. If you have atrial fibrillation you will not be prescribed Ivabradine.

September 21, 2022

Potential side effects

They may slow your heart rate down too much so you will be monitored closely when you start them. You may experience some dizziness or a headache, it is rare but some people have complained of having visual disturbances.

August 4, 2022

What do they do

Research has shown that in heart failure if we are able to keep the heart rate below a certain level, then heart failure patients can do better. This is often achieved by taking Beta blockers, however if they fail to do the trick then you may be started on Ivabradine to bring you heart rate […]

August 4, 2022