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Noun1.Apresoline - an antihypertensive drug (trade name Apresoline) that dilates blood vesselsApresoline - an antihypertensive drug (trade name Apresoline) that dilates blood vessels; used (often with a diuretic) to treat hypertension and congestive heart failure
antihypertensive, antihypertensive drug - a drug that reduces high blood pressure
vasodilative, vasodilator - a drug that causes dilation of blood vessels
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Under the terms of the agreement, Invida will conduct distribution, registration, and marketing activities for products that include Carfergot, Apresoline, Locasalen, Neomercazole, Erythrocin, Eryped, Tofranil, Akineton, and Ludiomil.
Polythiazide Spironolactone (*) Torsemide Trichlormethiazide (*) Vasodilators Classification/Drug Trade Names Starting Dosage Hydralozine (*) Apresoline 10 mg QID Minoxidil (*) Loniten 5 mg QD Classification/Drug Usual Dosage Range Hydralozine (*) 40-300 mg total daily dose (BID dosing may be effective) Minoxidil (*) 10-40 mg QD (may use up to maximum of 100 mg QD) Classification/Drug Comments Hydralozine (*) Food increases absorption.
After adjusting for age, sex and other factors, the researchers found that using any vasodilator such as Apresoline and Loniten, which open (dilate) the blood vessels - was associated with a 72 per cent greater risk of developing early-stage AMD.