antihypertensive drug

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Noun1.antihypertensive drug - a drug that reduces high blood pressureantihypertensive drug - a drug that reduces high blood pressure
ACE inhibitor, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor - an antihypertensive drug that blocks the formation of angiotensin II in the kidney, leading to relaxation of the arteries; promotes the excretion of salt and water by inhibiting the activity of the angiotensin converting enzyme; also used to treat congestive heart failure
chlorothiazide, Diuril - a diuretic drug (trade name Diuril) used in the treatment of edema and hypertension
Catapres, clonidine - an antihypertensive (trade name Catapres) that can be administered orally or via transdermal patches
Cardura, doxazosin - an antihypertensive drug (trade name Cardura) that works by relaxing blood vessels so that blood passes through them more easily; it is also used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia
guanabenz, Wytensin - antihypertensive drug (trade name Wytensin) that reduces blood pressure by its effect on the central nervous system
Apresoline, hydralazine - an antihypertensive drug (trade name Apresoline) that dilates blood vessels; used (often with a diuretic) to treat hypertension and congestive heart failure
labetalol, labetalol hydrochloride, Normodyne, Trandate - antihypertensive drug (trade names Trandate and Normodyne) that blocks alpha and beta-adrenergic receptors of the sympathetic nervous system (leading to a decrease in blood pressure)
Maxzide - trade name for an antihypertensive drug containing hydrochlorothiazide and another diuretic
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
Aldomet, alpha methyl dopa, methyldopa - antihypertensive drug (trade name Aldomet) used in the treatment of high blood pressure
Minipress, prazosin - antihypertensive drug (trade name Minipress)
Raudixin, Rau-Sed, reserpine, Sandril, Serpasil - antihypertensive consisting of an alkaloid extracted from the plant Rauwolfia serpentina (trade names Raudixin or Rau-Sed or Sandril or Serpasil)
Tenoretic - trade name for an antihypertensive drug consisting of a fixed combination of atenolol and a diuretic
Hytrin, terazosin - antihypertensive drug (trade name Hytrin) used to treat high blood pressure
Aldactone, spironolactone - a synthetic corticosteroid (trade name Aldactone) used to treat hypertension
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Nice guidelines currently recommend offering antihypertensive drug treatment to those of any age with stage two hypertension or high blood pressure.
sup][10],[11],[12] It is also unclear whether certain antihypertensive drug classes are associated with a higher risk of NOF when compared with other antihypertensive drug classes in the elderly population during long-term follow-up.
These herbs can add an advantage to blood pressure regulation you won't find in any antihypertensive drug.
An antihypertensive drug, nicardipine, was started to control the blood pressure, and an anticonvulsant, fosphenytoin, was administered to control seizures.
Adherence to prescribed antihypertensive drug treatments: Longitudinal study of electronically compiled dosing histories.
The antihypertensive drug labetalol was administered intermittently (Total dosages were 45mg-5mg+5mg+5mg+5mg+5mg+10mg+5mg+5mg) and sodium nitroprusside was used for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
The presence of hypertension was defined as systolic blood pressure of 140 mmHg or higher, diastolic blood pressure of 90 mmHg or higher, or use of an antihypertensive drug.
6 trials demonstrated potential positive effect of GBE as complementary therapy on BP reduction when compared with antihypertensive drug therapy; however, it was not associated with a statistically significant effect on both SBP and DBP reduction in 3 other trials.
Investors /Research Agencies Focusing on China Antihypertensive Drug Market
The study excluded long-term care residents and patients with conditions other than hypertension for which an antihypertensive drug may have been prescribed such as diabetes, myocardial infarction, heart failure, angina, cardiomyopathy, and transient ischemic attack.
The remaining one patient of mild diastolic hypertension who was initially prescribed only levothyroxine exhibited progression of hypertension in first follow-up hence was prescribed antihypertensive drug to render him normotensive.