Variable Details

Available Studies

ROS, MAP, MARS, Clinical Core, LATC


Not Scaled

Variable Type 


Variable Name 




Antianginal medications
Antianginal medication usage in last 2 weeks

Value Coding
0 (no) if participant was not taking an antianginal medication at this visit
1 (yes) if participant was taking an antianginal medication at this visit

Participants supplied all medications prescribed by a doctor, vitamins, supplements, and over-the-counter remedies and medicines taken in the 2 weeks prior to the evaluation. Direct visual inspection of all containers of prescription and over-the-counter agents allowed for medication documentation. Medications were subsequently coded using the Medi-Span Drug Data Base system.

Medications include:

DEPONIT                DIPYRIDAMOLE                 IMDUR
ISMO                   ISORDIL                      ISORDIL TEMB
ISOSORB DIN            ISOSORB MONO                 ISOSORBIDE
MINITRAN               MONOKET                      NITREK
NITRO                  NITRO-DUR                    NITRO-TRANSD
NITROBID               NITROGLYCER                  NITROGLYCERI
NITROL                 NITROLINGUAL                 NITRONG
NITROQUICK             NITROSTAT                    NITROTAB
PERSANTINE             RANEXA                       TRANSDERM-NI

Medi-Span. Master Drug Data Base Documentation Manual. Indianapolis, IN: Medi-Span, 1995.