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Legs/Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)

Medical Management for PAD

In addition to lifestyle changes, your health care provider may prescribe one or more medications. These medications are used for the following reasons:

  • Lower high blood pressure and cholesterol levels and treat diabetes.
  • Prevent the formation of blood clots that could cause a heart attack or stroke.
  • Help reduce leg pain while walking or climbing stairs.

Locations for Legs/Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)