Control through medication


Angiotensin II receptor blockers inhibit the effects of angiotensin II and prevent the constriction of blood vessels and retention of salt and water, thus lowering blood pressure.

ACE inhibitors A-Z

Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, are vasodilators that work by preventing the formation of angiotensin II.

Centrally-acting drugs A-Z

Centrally-acting drugs act on the central nervous system and cause blood vessels to relax and blood pressure to decrease.

Alpha blockers A-Z

Alpha blockers inhibit the effect of norepinephrine, a hormone that causes constriction of blood vessels.

Diuretics A-Z

Diuretics work on the kidneys, cause salt and water to be eliminated, relax the arteries and result in a reduction in blood pressure.

Beta-blockers A-Z

Beta-blockers have been used for a long time to treat hypertension.

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