Limited Use Note(s)

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Reason For Use CodeClinical Criteria
458For persons suffering from New York Heart Association (NYHA) class II chronic heart failure with left ventricular systolic dysfunction (with ejection fraction less than or equal to 35 percent), as a complement to standard therapy. Note: Patients must be on optimal therapy with an angiotensin-converting-enzyme (ACE) inhibitor, an angiotensin-receptor blocker (ARB), or both and a beta-blocker (unless contraindicated) at the recommended dose or maximal tolerated dose.
LU Authorization Period: Indefinite.