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Chemical Antihypertensive Agents

Name Antihypertensive Agents
Equivalent Terms Agents, Antihypertensive | Agents, Anti-Hypertensive | Anti Hypertensive Agents | Anti-Hypertensive Agents | Antihypertensive Drugs | Anti Hypertensive Drugs | Anti-Hypertensive Drugs | Antihypertensives | Anti Hypertensives | Anti-Hypertensives | Drugs, Antihypertensive | Drugs, Anti-Hypertensive
Definition Drugs used in the treatment of acute or chronic vascular HYPERTENSION regardless of pharmacological mechanism. Among the antihypertensive agents are DIURETICS; (especially DIURETICS, THIAZIDE); ADRENERGIC BETA-ANTAGONISTS; ADRENERGIC ALPHA-ANTAGONISTS; ANGIOTENSIN-CONVERTING ENZYME INHIBITORS; CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKERS; GANGLIONIC BLOCKERS; and VASODILATOR AGENTS.
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MeSH® ID D000959
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