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Posted in Tenormin on 4th June 2014

what is a common hypertension medication?

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Answer by junebug
Diuretics (“water pills”) examples:

Acetazolamide (Diamox®)
Furosemide (Lasix®)
Indapamide (Lozol®)
Metolazone (Zaroxolyn®)
Spirnolactone (Aldactone®)
Torsemide (Demadex®)
Triamterene (Dyrenium®)

Beta blockers examples:

Atenolol (Tenormin®)
Bisoprolol (Zebeta®)
Carvedilol (Coreg®)
Metoprolol (iLopressor®, Toprol SL®)
Timolol (Blockadren®)

Calcium channel blockers examples:

Amlodipine (Norvasc®)
Felodipine (Plendil®)
Idradipine (DynaCirc®)
Nicardipine (Cardene®)
Nisoldipine (Sular®)

ACE inhibitors examples:

Benazepril (Lotensin®)
Captopril (Capoten®)
Enalapril (Vasotec®)
Fosinopril (Monopril®)
Lisinopril (Prinivil®, Zestril®)
Quinapril (Accupril®)
Ramipril (Altace®)
Trandolapril (Mavik®)

Angiotensin-receptor blockers (ARBs) examples:

Candesartan (Atacand®)
Irbesartin (Avapro®)
Losartin (Cozaar®)
Telmisartin (Micardis®)
Valsartan (Diovan®)

Answer by Wendy M
there are many hypertension medications. a common one is amlodipine. it is a calcium channel blocker. most of these are prescription drugs however, if you are looking for ways to lower your blood pressure you should opt to do it naturally. these meds have allot of side effects and just suppresses the symptoms of hypertension. the link below has tips to lower your blood pressure naturally

http://www.beatinghypertension.com/naturally

Answer by ontopofoldsmokie
A very common hypertension medicine is hydrochlorathiazide(HCTZ). It’s a diuertic. It’s what I’ve had to take for the last 6 months. It’s well tolerated. Others are; Norvasc, Lopressor, Cozaar, and the list goes on and on.
Yes, like all medications, they have side effects. Natural medicines also have side effects or do nothing at all.
HCTZ-diuretic
Norvasc-calcium channel blocker
Cozaar-ACE inhibitor
are all very well tolerated. Their cautions and side effects are well known, and they have been around forever.
Lopressor is a beta blocker. I wouldn’t take those as first line treatment unless a few other conditions were being address. Beta blockers have well established uses, but the side effects can be a bit more than some other groups of hypertension medications.

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