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This eMedTV Web page explains how working to prevent primary hypertension can reduce your risk of having a heart attack. This page takes a look at several prevention techniques, such as reducing risk factors like inactivity and drinking too much alcohol.
Some pregnant women may experience gestational hypertension after the twentieth week of pregnancy. As this eMedTV page explains, if the hypertension is caught early, complications affecting the organs, such as the brain, may be avoided.
Hypertension is the medical term for high blood pressure. This eMedTV article describes this medical condition in detail, including why blood pressure matters and associated health risks.
If your systolic blood pressure is too high, you have isolated systolic hypertension. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at isolated systolic hypertension -- the most common form of the disease -- including causes, symptoms, and treatment.
Prehypertension is not the same as hypertension. As this eMedTV article explains, it is when your blood pressure readings are higher than normal, but not high enough to be considered high blood pressure. This article gives an overview of the condition.
People who only experience high blood pressure at the doctor's office have "white-coat hypertension." As this eMedTV article explains, this condition doesn't require treatment other than self-monitoring at home.
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Aceon is a prescription drug that is used for the treatment of high blood pressure. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at the drug, including its effects, dosing information, and general precautions to be aware of when taking it.
Afeditab CR is a prescription drug used to control high blood pressure. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at this medication, including information about how it works, its side effects, and what to tell your doctor before taking it.
Aliskiren is a renin inhibitor approved to treat high blood pressure. This segment of the eMedTV archives provides an in-depth look at this medication, including information on its effects, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
Aliskiren and valsartan is a prescription high blood pressure medication. This segment of the eMedTV Web site offers a detailed overview of this drug, including information on how it works, when and how to take it, overdose symptoms, and more.
As a combination medicine, aliskiren-amlodipine-hydrochlorothiazide can help treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV article presents an overview of this prescription drug, with details on how it works, dosing tips, and what to discuss with your doctor.
Aliskiren/amlodipine was recently approved for the treatment of high blood pressure. This segment of the eMedTV site provides a detailed look at this drug, with information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing, and more.
Amlodipine and atorvastatin is often prescribed to treat conditions that affect the heart and blood vessels. This eMedTV article describes the drug in detail, offering information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
Amlodipine and olmesartan is a medicine that is prescribed for treating high blood pressure. This page from the eMedTV Web site explains how amlodipine and olmesartan works, lists potential side effects of the drug, and offers tips on taking the drug.
Amlodipine and valsartan is a blood pressure medication that is available by prescription. This eMedTV resource describes the combination drug in more detail and offers information on its effects, dosing suggestions, and possible side effects.
Amlodipine-valsartan-hydrochlorothiazide is a prescription drug used to treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV page offers a more in-depth look at this medication and its effects, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
Azilsartan is a prescription drug approved to lower blood pressure. This eMedTV Web selection takes an in-depth look at this medication, with details on how it works, potential side effects, tips for when and how to take it, and general safety concerns.
People with high blood pressure may be given azilsartan/chlorthalidone. This page from the eMedTV site presents an overview of this combination medication, including details on how it works, side effects, and why it may not be safe for some people.
Benazepril is a prescription drug used to control high blood pressure. This eMedTV article explains how benazepril works and lists the drug's side effects and strengths, factors that can affect dosing, and things to tell your doctor before taking it.
This eMedTV article explains that benazepril-amlodipine is a prescription medication that can lower blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels, making it easier for the heart to pump blood. This page also covers side effects and dosing guidelines.
Benazepril-hydrochlorothiazide is a prescription drug that is used to lower high blood pressure in adults. This eMedTV article offers an overview of how benazepril-hydrochlorothiazide works, its potential side effects, and dosing guidelines.
Bisoprolol is a prescription drug approved for treating high blood pressure. This eMedTV resource describes how this medication works, explains when and how to take it, lists some of the potential side effects, and offers links to specific information.
Calan SR, a prescription drug used to treat high blood pressure, works by relaxing the blood vessels. This eMedTV article provides an overview of this medication, offering information on how it works, possible side effects, and tips for taking it.
A healthcare provider can prescribe candesartan-hydrochlorothiazide to help lower blood pressure in adults. This eMedTV segment outlines how candesartan-hydrochlorothiazide works, its potential side effects, and dosing guidelines.
Cardene SR is a prescription medicine that is used for the treatment of high blood pressure. This eMedTV article offers dosing information on Cardene SR, describes the effects of the drug, and explains what you should know before taking the drug.
Cardizem LA is a drug that is used to treat chest pain and control high blood pressure. This eMedTV segment explains what you should know before using Cardizem LA, offers dosing information for the drug, and lists side effects that may occur.
Catapres-TTS is a medicated skin patch that is often prescribed to treat high blood pressure. This article on the eMedTV Web site offers information on how to use the patch, describes how the drug works, and explains what side effects may occur.
Clonidine is a prescription drug most commonly used for treating high blood pressure. This eMedTV resource discusses other approved uses of the medicine, describes how it works, and explains what side effects may occur with treatment.
Demadex is a prescription drug that is approved to control high blood pressure and treat fluid retention. This eMedTV article explains how Demadex works and outlines detailed information on its uses, possible side effects, and tips on taking the drug.
Dilt-XR is a prescription drug that is licensed to treat high blood pressure and certain types of angina. This eMedTV page explains how this medication works and offers a more in-depth look at its effects, possible side effects, and dosing information.
Diltia XT is a drug that relaxes the blood vessels to lower blood pressure and treat chest pain. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at this prescription product, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and general precautions.
Diuril is a drug often prescribed to treat water retention and high blood pressure. This page on the eMedTV site offers dosing information for this medication, explains how it works, and provides general warnings and precautions to be aware of.
Dynacirc is a blood pressure medication that is available by prescription. This eMedTV page describes how Dynacirc works to lower blood pressure, lists possible side effects that may occur with treatment, and offers dosing information for the drug.
Eprosartan is a prescription drug approved to lower blood pressure. This eMedTV Web article takes an in-depth look this medication, with details on how it works, potential side effects, tips for when and how to take it, and general precautions.
This eMedTV article talks about fosinopril-hydrochlorothiazide, a drug that is prescribed to lower high blood pressure in adults. This page also describes potential side effects of this drug, as well as general dosing guidelines.
Furosemide is a prescription drug licensed to treat fluid retention and control high blood pressure. This eMedTV resource offers a more in-depth look at how furosemide works, potential side effects, and information on when and how to take the drug.
HCTZ is a prescription drug that is licensed to treat fluid retention and control high blood pressure. This eMedTV resource offers a more in-depth look at HCTZ and its effects, potential side effects, and dosage information.
HydroDIURIL is a drug used to treat high blood pressure and fluid retention. This eMedTV page explains the uses and effects of the medicine and discusses alternatives to it (the medication is no longer manufactured).
Indapamide is a prescription drug that is used for treating fluid retention and high blood pressure. This eMedTV resource offers dosing information for indapamide, explains how the drug works, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
InnoPran XL is a prescription medication licensed to treat high blood pressure. This article from the eMedTV Web site explains how the drug works, describes its effects, and offers general information on when and how to take it.
Irbesartan/HCTZ is prescribed for the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension). This page from the eMedTV Web library provides a detailed look at this combination medication, including how it works, dosing information, and possible side effects.
Isoptin SR is a prescribed medicine that works to lower blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels. This eMedTV resource further discusses this product, including information on possible side effects, general precautions, and dosing guidelines.
Isradipine CR is a prescription high blood pressure medication. This article from the eMedTV Web site explains how isradipine CR works and offers a more in-depth look at the drug's effects, possible side effects, and dosing information.
Kerlone is a prescription medication available for the treatment of high blood pressure. This article on the eMedTV Web site describes the effects of the drug, explains how it works, and offers dosing information for this medicine.
Lisinopril-hydrochlorothiazide is a drug that is prescribed for controlling high blood pressure in adults. This eMedTV page provides an overview of lisinopril-hydrochlorothiazide, including information about some of its side effects.
This eMedTV page talks about losartan potassium-hydrochlorothiazide, a drug used to lower high blood pressure in adults. This drug is also known as losartan-hydrochlorothiazide. This page covers the dosages, side effects, and strengths of this drug.
Methylsulfonylmethane is a supplement often claimed to be useful for treating a wide variety of conditions. This eMedTV page lists some of these conditions, explains how methylsulfonylmethane works, and lists possible side effects of the supplement.
Metoprolol tartrate is a drug used to treat several conditions affecting the heart and blood vessels. This eMedTV article discusses specific uses for this prescription medicine, as well as its potential side effects, general dosing guidelines, and more.
Microzide is a prescription drug that is approved to control high blood pressure and treat water retention. This eMedTV article explains how the drug works and offers detailed information on its uses, effects, and possible side effects.
Midamor is a prescription drug that is approved to treat high blood pressure and fluid retention. This eMedTV resource offers an overview of Midamor, including information on the drug's uses, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
Minoxidil oral is a drug that improves blood flow in people who have severe high blood pressure. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at this medication, including information on possible side effects, how it works, and how it should be taken.
Moduretic is used to treat high blood pressure and fluid retention due to congestive heart failure. This eMedTV article discusses this drug in detail, including information on how it works, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
Moexipril, a blood pressure medication, belongs to a class of drugs called ACE inhibitors. This eMedTV selection takes an in-depth look at this drug, explaining when and how to take it, possible side effects, and more.
Moexipril/HCTZ is a combination medication often prescribed to lower blood pressure. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look this product, with details on how it works, potential side effects, tips for when and how to take it, and general precautions.
Nebivolol is a beta blocker medication often prescribed to treat high blood pressure. This page on the eMedTV site describes how nebivolol works, offers general dosing information for the drug, and explains what side effects may occur with treatment.
Nicardipine is a prescription drug used to treat high blood pressure and angina (chest pain). This eMedTV segment provides an overview of this medication, including information on its clinical effects, dosing information, and potential side effects.
Nifediac CC is a type of calcium channel blocker that is prescribed to treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV article provides an in-depth look at the drug, including information on how it works, potential side effects, and dosing guidelines.
Nisoldipine is a medicine that is prescribed for treating high blood pressure. This page from the eMedTV library explains how nisoldipine works, lists potential side effects, and offers information on when and how to take the medicine.
Olmesartan works to relax the blood vessels and increase blood flow in people with high blood pressure. This eMedTV segment explains how the drug does this. The available strengths, side effects, and treatment options are also discussed.
This eMedTV resource explains that olmesartan medoxomil-hydrochlorothiazide is a prescribed medication used to lower high blood pressure in adults. This resource also explores how the medication works, its uses, and potential side effects.
Olmesartan medoxomil/amlodipine/hydrochlorothiazide is a drug prescribed to treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV selection takes an in-depth look at this medication, including details on how it works, dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and more.
Penbutolol is a prescription beta blocker medication often used for the treatment of high blood pressure. This eMedTV page describes how this drug works, offers general dosing information, and explains what side effects may occur with treatment.
Pindolol is a prescription medication often used to treat high blood pressure. This article from the eMedTV Web site explains how the drug works, describes the specific effects of this medicine, and offers dosing information.
Plendil is a prescription medicine that is used for the treatment of high blood pressure. This eMedTV Web page offers a general overview of Plendil, including information on how the drug works, possible side effects, and general precautions.
Procardia XL is a prescription drug that is used to treat chest pain (angina) and high blood pressure. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at Procardia XL, providing information on how it works, potential side effects, and tips on taking the drug.
Propranolol sustained-release is a prescription drug approved to treat several conditions related to the heart and blood vessels (like angina). This page explains in detail how the drug works, how and when to take it, possible side effects, and more.
Propranolol/HCTZ is prescribed for the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension). This page from the eMedTV Web library provides a detailed look at this combination medication, including how it works, dosing information, and possible side effects.
Quinapril-hydrochlorothiazide is a medication that is licensed to treat high blood pressure in adults. This eMedTV page explains how quinapril-hydrochlorothiazide works and offers more information on its dosing guidelines and possible side effects.
RESPeRATE is a medical device that teaches you "paced breathing" to help lower blood pressure. This eMedTV Web page explores the effectiveness of RESPeRATE, describes how the device works, and explains where you can obtain the machine.
Sectral is a prescription drug licensed to treat high blood pressure and certain irregular heart rhythms. This eMedTV article describes how the medicine works, explains when and how to take it, and lists some of the potential side effects.
Spironolactone is a drug used for treating several conditions, including water retention and hypokalemia. This eMedTV page further explains what spironolactone is used for, describes how the drug works, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
Spironolactone-HCTZ is a medication licensed for treating fluid retention and high blood pressure. This eMedTV page describes the effects of spironolactone-HCTZ, offers dosing information for the drug, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
Taztia XT is a prescription drug that is licensed to treat high blood pressure and some types of angina. This eMedTV article describes how the medication works, explains when and how to take it, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
Tekturna HCT is a prescription medicine licensed to treat high blood pressure. This selection from the eMedTV Web site offers an overview of the drug, including information on how it works, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
Telmisartan is a prescription drug often used for the treatment of high blood pressure. This eMedTV Web page explains how the medication works, describes its effects, and lists potential side effects that may occur, among other things.
Telmisartan/amlodipine is a drug prescribed to treat high blood pressure. This selection from the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at this medication, including details on how it works, dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and more.
Telmisartan/hydrochlorothiazide is a combination medicine that is licensed to treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV article explains how the drug works and also discusses its effects, dosing information, and potential side effects.
Teveten HCT is a medicine prescribed to treat high blood pressure. This page from the eMedTV Web archives discusses this medication in more detail, including information on how it works, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, safety issues, and more.
Trandate is a prescription drug commonly used to treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV article explains how this medication works, describes some potential side effects to be aware of, discusses how and when to take it, and more.
Trandolapril-verapamil ER is a prescription medication licensed to control high blood pressure in adults. This eMedTV page describes the effects of trandolapril-verapamil ER, and lists strengths and things to tell your doctor before you take the drug.
This eMedTV page examines valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide, a prescription drug licensed to treat high blood pressure. This page discusses how the drug works, how and when to take it, side effects, and things to tell your doctor before taking it.
Verelan PM is a medicine licensed for the treatment of high blood pressure. This eMedTV article offers dosing information for this medication, describes its effects, explains what you should know before beginning treatment, and more.
Zaroxolyn is a prescription drug that is approved to control high blood pressure and treat fluid retention. This eMedTV page explains how Zaroxolyn works and covers detailed information on its uses, possible side effects, and tips on taking the drug.
Ziac is a prescription medicine often used for treating high blood pressure. This page from the eMedTV Web site describes how this drug works, explains when and how to take it, lists some of the potential side effects to be aware of, and more.
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