Peripheral Arterial Disease of the Legs
Medicines are used to treat symptoms of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) or to help manage other health problems that can raise your risk of heart attack and stroke.
- Reference Aspirin and Reference other antiplatelet medicines to help lower the risk of heart attack and Reference stroke Opens New Window.
- Reference Statins to help lower cholesterol levels.
- Medicines to control high blood pressure.
- Medicines to control diabetes.
- Reference Cilostazol (Pletal) to treat leg pain that comes on with activity (Reference intermittent claudication).
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference May 17, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Rakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology
Reference David A. Szalay, MD - Vascular Surgery