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Anti hypertensive dr

Drug names

Brand name Generic
Cardura Doxazosin
Minizide Prazosin
Aldomet Methyldopa
Catapres Clonidine
Apresoline Hydralazine
Lonitrin Minoxidil
Rogaine Minoxidil
Drug of choice for pulmonary hypertension Apresoline
This medication is rarely used but is still one of the drugs of choice for pregnancy induced hypertension Aldomet(Methyldopa)
Alpha 1 adrenergic blockers agents Sympathetic nervous system, vasoconstriction
Alpha II agonists and other centrally acting drugs Vasodilation
Direct vasodilator Peripheral vasodilators
Peripheral vasodilators Act outside the brain to relax the muscle of blood vessels this widens a vessel and decreases blood pressure
Centrally acting agents Decreases the passage of nerve impulses along certain brain pathways this in turn relaxes the blood vessels in the body and decreases blood pressure
Alpha blockers Black response of blood vessel to nerve stimulation this results in decreased constriction of blood vessels which in turn lowers blood pressure
What two ways do antihypertensive drugs act Reducing the cardiac output or the PVR
What blood pressure range is considered overly hypertensive 140 over 90 mmHg
"two out of three guidelines give a low-dose _____ as the first choice of most uncomplicated patience Diuretic
What is the first line therapy for hypertensive patients with heart failure Ace inhibitors and diuretics
Apresoline should be avoided in there is present in patient Myocardial ischemia myocardial infarction aortic dissection intracranial process
What drug does not reduce systemic vascular resistance Beta blockers