See also Principles of Therapy of Cardiovascular Disease in Animals Principles of Therapy of Cardiovascular Disease in Animals Also see Systemic Pharmacotherapeutics of the Cardiovascular System. Although therapy is disease-specific, there are some general goals of therapy for heart disease: Chronic stretch on myocardial... read more and Management Heart failure is a clinical syndrome that occurs secondary to severe, overwhelming cardiac disease. It occurs because the heart is no longer able to maintain normal venous/capillary pressures... read more and Fluid Therapy .
See table: Commonly Used Cardiovascular Drugs and Dosages Commonly Used Cardiovascular Drugs and Dosages for a listing of commonly used cardiovascular drugs and dosages. Diuretics Diuretics are used to remove inappropriate water volume in animals with edema or volume overload, correct specific ion imbalances, and reduce blood pressure and pulmonary capillary wedge pressure... read more .