HAVING HEART FAILURE MEANS YOU’RE ALWAYS AT RISK

Heart Failure is a chronic, progressive condition. It is the leading cause of hospitalization in those over 65 years of age.

Heart Failure is a chronic, progressive condition. It is the leading cause of hospitalization in those over 65 years of age.

AFTER TREATMENT AND RELEASE FROM
THE HOSPITAL, MANY WITH HEART
FAILURE END UP GOING BACK

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Approximately 7% are readmitted for Heart Failure in 30 days and approximately 25% are readmitted for Heart Failure in 1 year.

What can you do to
help stay out of the hospital?

Changes to diet, activity, and medicine are all important ways to manage Heart Failure. Focusing on only one or another could mean incomplete care, so make an effort to address each as best you can. Work with your doctor to establish a Heart Failure management plan.

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Don’t Forget to follow up

The follow-up appointment with your doctor after being released from the hospital is important. To help you remember, write it down on this reminder card.

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Learn how Heart Failure may change the structure of your heart.

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

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What is the most important information I should know about ENTRESTO?

ENTRESTO can harm or cause death to your unborn baby. Talk to your doctor about other ways to treat heart failure if you plan to become pregnant. If you get pregnant during treatment with ENTRESTO, tell your doctor right away.

Do not take ENTRESTO if you:

  • are allergic to any of the ingredients in ENTRESTO
  • have had an allergic reaction including swelling of your face, lips, tongue, throat (angioedema) or trouble breathing while taking a type of medicine called an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor or angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB)
  • take an ACE inhibitor medicine. Do not take ENTRESTO for at least 36 hours before or after you take an ACE inhibitor medicine. Talk with your doctor or pharmacist before taking ENTRESTO if you are not sure if you take an ACE inhibitor medicine
  • have diabetes and take a medicine that contains aliskiren

INDICATION

What is ENTRESTO?

ENTRESTO is a prescription medicine used to treat adults with long-lasting (chronic) heart failure to help reduce the risk of death and hospitalization. ENTRESTO works better when the heart cannot pump a normal amount of blood to the body.

Before taking ENTRESTO tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions, including if you:

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take potassium supplements or a salt substitute; nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs); lithium; or other medicines for high blood pressure or heart problems such as an ACE inhibitor, ARB, or aliskiren.

What are the possible side effects of ENTRESTO?

ENTRESTO may cause serious side effects including:

The most common side effects were low blood pressure, high potassium, cough, dizziness, and kidney problems.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

INDICATION

What is ENTRESTO?

ENTRESTO is a prescription medicine used to treat adults with long-lasting (chronic) heart failure to help reduce the risk of death and hospitalization. ENTRESTO works better when the heart cannot pump a normal amount of blood to the body.

This information is not comprehensive. Please see full Prescribing Information, including Boxed WARNING, and Patient Prescribing Information.