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Which medicines control blood pressure?

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Dr. Martin Bress
Internal Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: Lots of choices.

There are many different types of medications to control blood pressure.
Diuretics decrease sodium and fluid retention. Beta blockers decrease the force of heart contractions. Vasodilators relax blood vessel tension. Ace inhibitors block chemicals that raise bp. Alpha blockers adjust blood vessel tone. Many patients need more than one drug to achieve ideal control. Combination pills are available.

In brief: Lots of choices.

There are many different types of medications to control blood pressure.
Diuretics decrease sodium and fluid retention. Beta blockers decrease the force of heart contractions. Vasodilators relax blood vessel tension. Ace inhibitors block chemicals that raise bp. Alpha blockers adjust blood vessel tone. Many patients need more than one drug to achieve ideal control. Combination pills are available.
Dr. Martin Bress
Dr. Martin Bress
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Dr. John Szawaluk
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: There are many

Different classes of medications to treat high blood pressure.
They all can be effective , but therapy needs to be tailored to the individual. Check with your doctor.

In brief: There are many

Different classes of medications to treat high blood pressure.
They all can be effective , but therapy needs to be tailored to the individual. Check with your doctor.
Dr. John Szawaluk
Dr. John Szawaluk
Thank
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