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Antihypertensive Agent
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Definition of Antihypertensive Agent
Any substance used in the treatment of acute or chronic hypertension regardless of pharmacological mechanism. Antihypertensive agents include diuretics, alpha-adrenergic and beta-adrenergic antagonists, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, calcium channel blockers, ganglionic blockers, and vasodilator agents.

Antihypertensive Agent is from the group

Cardioprotective Agent

Other Names for Antihypertensive Agent

Antihypertensive Agent
Antihypertensive Drugs
Antihypertensives
Hypotensive Agents
Hypotensive Drugs
Hypotensives

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