Be Familiar With the Role of Nonstandard Heart Failure Meds

How should heart failure be managed if standard meds aren't enough?

Focus first on triple therapy with an ACEI or ARB, "evidence-based" beta-blocker (carvedilol, etc), and aldosterone antagonist. It reduces mortality in heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF).

Continue to emphasize med adherence...and titrating to target doses.

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