Learn more about getting the most from your medicines.
Introducing medicines for heart failure
Medicines are an important part of helping people with heart failure feel better, stay out of hospital and lead longer, healthier lives.
The medicines you need to take will depend on the type of heart failure you have. The types of medicines and the doses are likely to change over time.
Any medicines you take for other conditions may need to be adjusted, depending on your health.
Read on to learn more about medicines for heart failure and their role in your treatment.
How can I take an active role in managing my heart failure?
Heart failure is a serious condition but there are things you can do to stay out of hospital, feel better, and live a longer, healthier life.
Read more to find out what you need to make it easier to achieve these goals.
The NPS MedicineWise program on heart failure has been developed in collaboration with the National Heart Foundation of Australia.
Immunoglobulins (also known as antibodies) play a vital role in the immune system. Immunoglobulins only occur naturally and cannot be made using synthetic chemicals. Immunoglobulin products are made out of immunoglobulins from plasma donated by healthy volunteers.
Immunoglobulin products are necessary for people whose immune systems don’t make enough of them or make ones that don’t work effectively. They are also important for the management of some autoimmune and inflammatory conditions where the immune system mistakenly attacks normal cells.