Corlanor Approved for Chronic Heart Failure

April 16, 2015 3:18 PM

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THURSDAY, April 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Corlanor (ivabradine) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat chronic heart failure, the agency said in a news release.

The drug is sanctioned to prevent hospitalization for cases in which the lower-left part of the heart isn't contracting properly, preventing the heart from sufficiently pumping blood to the rest of the body. The most common causes are conditions that damage the heart, such as heart disease and high ...

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