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- adj. Reducing or controlling high blood pressure.
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- n. an agent that prevents or counteracts hypertension
- adj. preventing or counteracting hypertension
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- n. a drug that reduces high blood pressure
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Compared with similar patients who took dummy pills, those who took so-called antihypertensive medication cut their risk of stroke by 23 percent;
In a report in the journal Stroke, Dr. Sylvie Perreault of McGill University, Montreal, and colleagues note that the benefits of blood pressure-lowering, or "antihypertensive," therapy on major cardiovascular outcomes have been demonstrated in clinical trials.
She also advised people to seek professional guidance as Andrographis has potential interactions with anticoagulant, antihypertensive, immunosuppressant and hypoglycemic drugs.
The fourth agent, pargyline has been used as an antihypertensive agent.
Beta blockers are among the oldest classes of antihypertensive drugs.
To assess the impact of sibutramine on blood pressure and pulse rate, only patients (N = 10,025) who reported no change in the class of antihypertensive medication used and who did not report an increase in antihypertensive medication use were analysed.
The American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association and American Medical Association have established specific goals for treatment that may require patients to take one or more antihypertensive medications to achieve the desired blood pressure readings.
Psychological predictors of the antihypertensive effects of music-guided slow breathing.
Trials also demonstrated side-effects from use with certain other medicines, including some antibiotics and antihypertensive medicines.
A recent study of folks taking antihypertensive medication, conducted by Boston-based Partners HealthCare, a nonprofit affiliate of Harvard Medical School, found that GlowCaps did help users stick to taking their meds.