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Corlanor® is a prescription medicine that is used to reduce the risk of hospitalization due to worsening heart failure. Corlanor® is used in certain people who have persistent (chronic) heart failure caused by the lower-left part of their heart not contracting well. Corlanor® is used to treat patients who Read more
Corlanor® is a prescription medicine that is used to reduce the risk of hospitalization due to worsening heart failure. Corlanor® is used in certain people who have persistent (chronic) heart failure caused by the lower-left part of their heart not contracting well. Corlanor® is used to treat patients who have symptoms of heart failure that are stable, a normal heartbeat with a resting heart rate of at least 70 beats per minute and are also taking beta-blockers at the highest dose they can tolerate. Corlanor® can also be used when there is a reason that patients cannot take beta-blockers.

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What is Chronic Heart Failure (HF)?

Chronic heart failure means that your heart isn't pumping correctly to supply enough blood for your body's needs. When areas of your body don't receive plenty of oxygen-rich blood, you might feel tired or weak, and unable to do some of the physical things you normally do.

Difference Between a Healthy Heart and a Heart with Chronic HF

Healthy Heart

  • The heart's left side pump sends oxygen-rich blood throughout the body.
  • The heart's right-side pump moves "used" blood to the lungs to get more oxygen.

HEART IN A PERSON WITH CHRONIC HEART FAILURE

  • Weak heart muscles might not have the strength to move blood as well as they should.

If it's not treated, chronic heart failure can worsen to the point that you may need to be hospitalized.

Find out about chronic heart failure symptoms and causes.