Other Medicines for High Blood Pressure
How It Works
These medicines lower Reference high blood pressure Opens New Window by opening up (dilating) the blood vessels. This allows blood to flow more easily, thereby lowering blood pressure.
Some of these medicines need to be combined with other medicines to counteract the body's natural tendency to retain fluid and increase heart rate when there is a sudden drop in blood pressure.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: November 12, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Robert A. Kloner, MD, PhD - Cardiology