What Medications Are Generally Used To Treat Heart Failure In The Hospital?

Question: What medications are generally used to treat heart failure in the hospital?

Answer: We typically use medicines by vein that include diuretics. These are medicines that allow the kidneys to work more efficiently and remove fluid from the body. We also have other medications that can temporarily improve the function of the heart. These medicines are used in the specialized situation, typically in the intensive care unit setting.