High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Medications

Definition of High Blood Pressure:

Hypertension means high blood pressure. This generally means:

  • systolic blood pressure is consistently over 140 (systolic is the "top" number of your blood pressure measurement, which represents the pressure generated when the heart beats)
  • diastolic blood pressure is consistently over 90 (diastolic is the "bottom" number of your blood pressure measurement, which represents the pressure in the vessels when the heart is at rest)

Either or both of these numbers may be too high.

Pre-hypertension is when your systolic blood pressure is between 120 and 139 or your diastolic blood pressure is between 80 and 89 on multiple readings. If you have pre-hypertension, you are likely to develop high blood pressure at some point. Therefore, your doctor will recommend lifestyle changes to bring your blood pressure down to normal range.

Drugs (by generic name) associated with High Blood Pressure

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of High Blood Pressure. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.

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Drug Name DownUp(View by: Brand | Generic ) Reviews Ratings DownUp
bendroflumethiazide / nadolol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
1 review
   
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10
eprosartan / hydrochlorothiazide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
0 reviews
   
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10
eprosartan systemic (Pro, More...)
class: angiotensin II inhibitors
0 reviews
   
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10
reserpine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antiadrenergic agents, peripherally acting
3 reviews
   
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9.7
amlodipine / hydrochlorothiazide / valsartan systemic (More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
2 reviews
   
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9.5
hydrochlorothiazide / telmisartan systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
10 reviews
   
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9.3
amlodipine / atorvastatin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihyperlipidemic combinations, antihypertensive combinations
3 reviews
   
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9.3
captopril systemic (Pro, More...)
class: angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors
4 reviews
   
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9.2
azilsartan medoxomil systemic (Pro, More...)
class: angiotensin II inhibitors
4 reviews
   
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9.0
hydrochlorothiazide / irbesartan systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
4 reviews
   
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9.0
trandolapril / verapamil systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
3 reviews
   
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9.0
diltiazem / enalapril systemic (More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
1 review
   
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9.0
acebutolol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: cardioselective beta blockers, group II antiarrhythmics
1 review
   
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9.0
enalapril / felodipine systemic (More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
1 review
   
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9.0
hydralazine / hydrochlorothiazide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
0 reviews
   
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9.0
nadolol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: non-cardioselective beta blockers
0 reviews
   
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9.0
isradipine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: calcium channel blocking agents
0 reviews
   
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9.0
amlodipine / olmesartan systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
43 reviews
   
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8.8
amlodipine / telmisartan systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
6 reviews
   
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8.8
aliskiren / hydrochlorothiazide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
4 reviews
   
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8.8
bisoprolol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: cardioselective beta blockers
4 reviews
   
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8.8
atenolol / chlorthalidone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
3 reviews
   
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8.8
perindopril systemic (Pro, More...)
class: angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors
5 reviews
   
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8.7
terazosin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antiadrenergic agents, peripherally acting
5 reviews
   
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8.6
fosinopril systemic (Pro, More...)
class: angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors
2 reviews
   
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8.3
olmesartan systemic (Pro, More...)
class: angiotensin II inhibitors
78 reviews
   
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8.1
atenolol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: cardioselective beta blockers
49 reviews
   
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8.0
amlodipine / hydrochlorothiazide / olmesartan systemic (More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
8 reviews
   
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8.0
quinapril systemic (Pro, More...)
class: angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors
4 reviews
   
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8.0
azilsartan medoxomil / chlorthalidone systemic (More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
3 reviews
   
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8.0
moexipril systemic (Pro, More...)
class: angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors
2 reviews
   
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8.0
labetalol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: non-cardioselective beta blockers
2 reviews
   
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8.0
hydrochlorothiazide / moexipril systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
1 review
   
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8.0
chlorthalidone / clonidine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
0 reviews
   
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8.0
trandolapril systemic (Pro, More...)
class: angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors
0 reviews
   
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8.0
indapamide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: thiazide diuretics
0 reviews
   
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8.0
hydrochlorothiazide / olmesartan systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
15 reviews
   
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7.8
ramipril systemic (Pro, More...)
class: angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors
9 reviews
   
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7.8
hydrochlorothiazide / lisinopril systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
28 reviews
   
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7.7
eplerenone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: aldosterone receptor antagonists
3 reviews
   
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7.7
furosemide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: loop diuretics
1 review
   
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7.6
hydrochlorothiazide / losartan systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
23 reviews
   
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7.5
guanfacine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antiadrenergic agents, centrally acting
5 reviews
   
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7.5
doxazosin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antiadrenergic agents, peripherally acting
3 reviews
   
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7.5
prazosin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antiadrenergic agents, peripherally acting
2 reviews
   
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7.5
diltiazem systemic (Pro, More...)
class: calcium channel blocking agents, group IV antiarrhythmics
21 reviews
   
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7.4
nifedipine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: calcium channel blocking agents
9 reviews
   
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7.4
nebivolol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: cardioselective beta blockers
101 reviews
   
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7.3
enalapril systemic (Pro, More...)
class: angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors
5 reviews
   
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7.3
aliskiren systemic (Pro, More...)
class: renin inhibitors
24 reviews
   
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7.2
telmisartan systemic (Pro, More...)
class: angiotensin II inhibitors
21 reviews
   
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7.2
verapamil systemic (Pro, More...)
class: calcium channel blocking agents, group IV antiarrhythmics
5 reviews
   
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7.1
hydrochlorothiazide / quinapril systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
0 reviews
   
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7.0
nitroglycerin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antianginal agents, vasodilators
0 reviews
   
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7.0
amiloride / hydrochlorothiazide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
0 reviews
   
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7.0
amlodipine / benazepril systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
32 reviews
   
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6.9
hydrochlorothiazide / valsartan systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
16 reviews
   
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6.9
spironolactone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: aldosterone receptor antagonists, potassium-sparing diuretics
9 reviews
   
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6.9
valsartan systemic (Pro, More...)
class: angiotensin II inhibitors
54 reviews
   
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6.8
metoprolol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: cardioselective beta blockers
76 reviews
   
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6.6
clonidine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antiadrenergic agents, centrally acting
27 reviews
   
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6.6
hydrochlorothiazide / triamterene systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
18 reviews
   
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6.6
bisoprolol / hydrochlorothiazide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
15 reviews
   
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6.6
amlodipine / valsartan systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
32 reviews
   
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6.5
benazepril systemic (Pro, More...)
class: angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors
7 reviews
   
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6.5
hydrochlorothiazide / spironolactone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
1 review
   
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6.5
losartan systemic (Pro, More...)
class: angiotensin II inhibitors
75 reviews
   
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6.4
propranolol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: group II antiarrhythmics, non-cardioselective beta blockers
12 reviews
   
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6.4
candesartan systemic (Pro, More...)
class: angiotensin II inhibitors
7 reviews
   
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6.2
lisinopril systemic (Pro, More...)
class: angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors
202 reviews
   
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6.1
hydrochlorothiazide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: thiazide diuretics
44 reviews
   
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6.1
aliskiren / valsartan systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
10 reviews
   
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6.1
methyldopa systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antiadrenergic agents, centrally acting
2 reviews
   
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6.0
amlodipine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: calcium channel blocking agents
101 reviews
   
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5.9
irbesartan systemic (Pro, More...)
class: angiotensin II inhibitors
31 reviews
   
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5.6
candesartan / hydrochlorothiazide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
0 reviews
   
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5.5
carvedilol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: non-cardioselective beta blockers
28 reviews
   
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5.2
chlorthalidone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: thiazide diuretics
3 reviews
   
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5.0
benazepril / hydrochlorothiazide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
1 review
   
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5.0
chlorothiazide / methyldopa systemic (More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
0 reviews
   
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5.0
felodipine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: calcium channel blocking agents
3 reviews
   
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4.4
hydralazine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: vasodilators
6 reviews
   
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4.0
hydrochlorothiazide / methyldopa systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
0 reviews
   
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4.0
amiloride systemic (Pro, More...)
class: potassium-sparing diuretics
1 review
   
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1.0
nisoldipine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: calcium channel blocking agents
1 reviewNot rated
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guanabenz systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antiadrenergic agents, centrally acting
1 reviewNot rated
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torsemide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: loop diuretics
0 reviewsNot rated
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nicardipine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: calcium channel blocking agents
0 reviewsNot rated
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penbutolol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: non-cardioselective beta blockers
0 reviewsNot rated
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polythiazide / prazosin systemic (More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
0 reviewsNot rated
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pindolol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: non-cardioselective beta blockers
0 reviewsNot rated
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timolol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: non-cardioselective beta blockers
0 reviewsNot rated
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polythiazide systemic (More...)
class: thiazide diuretics
0 reviewsNot rated
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guanethidine / hydrochlorothiazide systemic (More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
0 reviewsNot rated
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chlorothiazide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: thiazide diuretics
0 reviewsNot rated
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carteolol systemic (More...)
class: non-cardioselective beta blockers
0 reviewsNot rated
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chlorothiazide / reserpine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
0 reviewsNot rated
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chlorthalidone / reserpine systemic (More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
0 reviewsNot rated
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clevidipine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: calcium channel blocking agents
0 reviewsNot rated
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captopril / hydrochlorothiazide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
0 reviewsNot rated
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aliskiren / amlodipine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
0 reviewsNot rated
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aliskiren / amlodipine / hydrochlorothiazide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
0 reviewsNot rated
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bendroflumethiazide systemic (More...)
class: thiazide diuretics
0 reviewsNot rated
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betaxolol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: cardioselective beta blockers
0 reviewsNot rated
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enalapril / hydrochlorothiazide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
0 reviewsNot rated
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fosinopril / hydrochlorothiazide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
0 reviewsNot rated
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hydrochlorothiazide / timolol systemic (More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
0 reviewsNot rated
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mecamylamine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antiadrenergic agents, peripherally acting
0 reviewsNot rated
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methyclothiazide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: thiazide diuretics
0 reviewsNot rated
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metolazone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: thiazide diuretics
0 reviewsNot rated
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hydrochlorothiazide / reserpine systemic (More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
0 reviewsNot rated
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hydrochlorothiazide / propranolol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
0 reviewsNot rated
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guanadrel systemic (More...)
class: antiadrenergic agents, peripherally acting
0 reviewsNot rated
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guanethidine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antiadrenergic agents, peripherally acting
0 reviewsNot rated
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hydralazine / hydrochlorothiazide / reserpine systemic (More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
0 reviewsNot rated
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hydrochlorothiazide / metoprolol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihypertensive combinations
0 reviewsNot rated
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minoxidil systemic (Pro, More...)
class: vasodilators
0 reviewsNot rated
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Alternative treatments for High Blood Pressure

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for High Blood Pressure. Their efficacy may not have been scientifially tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of High Blood Pressure.

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Synonym(s): Drug-Induced Hypertension

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