MIMS Cardiology Clinic

Latest news and quick-reference resources collated by the MIMS editors to support primary care prescribing for cardiovascular conditions, including angina, heart failure and hypertension.

Latest news

'Innovative' heart failure treatment recommended by NICE

'Innovative' heart failure treatment recommended by NICE

Dapagliflozin (Forxiga), the first SGLT2 inhibitor...

New lipid-lowering treatment available to prescribe

New lipid-lowering treatment available to prescribe

Bempedoic acid (Nilemdo) is a new oral treatment option...

Most statin side-effects down to 'nocebo' effect, study suggests

Most statin side-effects down to 'nocebo' effect, study suggests

90% of the symptom burden reported with statins was...


Prescribing Notes

Guide to treatment options for selected cardiovascular conditions:

Angina (including nitrates, beta-blockers and calcium channel blockers)



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