hypertension

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aneurysm of the abdominal aorta associated with old age and hypertension AAA , abdominal aortic aneurysm
oral beta blocker (trade name Sectral) used in treating hypertension acebutolol , Sectral
malignant renal tumor of young children characterized by hypertension and blood in the urine and the presence of a palpable mass adenomyosarcoma , embryoma of the kidney , nephroblastoma , Wilms' tumor , Wilms tumour
synthetic corticosteroid (trade name Aldactone) used to treat hypertension Aldactone , spironolactone
vasodilator (trade name Norvasc) taken in tablet form; prescribed for hypertension and angina pectoris amlodipine besylate , Norvasc
antihypertensive drug (trade name Apresoline) that dilates blood vessels; used (often with a diuretic) to treat hypertension and congestive heart failure Apresoline , hydralazine
oral beta blocker (trade name Tenormin) used in treating hypertension and angina; has adverse side effects (depression and exacerbation of congestive heart failure etc.) atenolol , Tenormin
any of various drugs used in treating hypertension or arrhythmia; decreases force and rate of heart contractions by blocking beta-adrenergic receptors of the autonomic nervous system beta-adrenergic blocker , beta-adrenergic blocking agent , beta blocker
drug (trade names Calan and Isoptin) used as an oral or parenteral calcium blocker in cases of hypertension or congestive heart failure or angina or migraine Calan , Isoptin , verapamil
any of a class of drugs that block the flow of the electrolyte calcium (either in nerve cell conduction or smooth muscle contraction of the heart); has been used in the treatment of angina or arrhythmia or hypertension or migraine calcium-channel blocker , calcium blocker
drug (trade name Capoten) that blocks the formation of angiotensin in the kidneys resulting in vasodilation; used in the treatment of hypertension and congestive heart failure Capoten , captopril
calcium blocker (trade name Cardizem) used in treating hypertension or angina or heart failure Cardizem , diltiazem
diuretic drug (trade name Diuril) used in the treatment of edema and hypertension chlorothiazide , Diuril
diuretic (trade names Hygroton and Thalidone) used to control hypertension and conditions that cause edema; effective in lowering blood pressure to prevent heart attacks chlorthalidone , Hygroton , Thalidone
beta-adrenergic blocking agent (trade name Corgard) that is used to treat hypertension and angina Corgard , nadolol
vasodilator (trade name Hyperstat) used to treat severe hypertension diazoxide , Hyperstat
diuretic drug (trade name Esidrix and HydroDIURIL) used in the treatment of hypertension Esidrix , hydrochlorothiazide , HydroDIURIL
commonly used diuretic (trade name Lasix) used to treat hypertension and edema furosemide , Lasix
diuretic used to treat hypertension and edema hydroflumethiazide
diuretic (trade name Lozal) used in the treatment of hypertension indapamide , Lozal
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