High Blood Pressure (cont.)
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What MedicationsTreat High Blood Pressure?
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The decision as to which medication to use depends upon the patient’s situation and underlying medical conditions. Individuals with diabetes, kidney disease, pregnancy, and other secondary causes of hypertension may have specific medication needs.
Water Pills (diuretics)
Calcium Channel Blockers (CCBs)
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors
Angiotensin Receptor Blockers (ARBs)
Blockers of Central Sympathetic (autonomic nervous) System
Take your high blood pressure medicine as prescribed and only discontinue them on the advise of your doctor or other healthcare professional.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/20/2017
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