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Definition 1: a drug that reduces high blood pressure - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for antihypertensive in the sense of this definition

(antihypertensive is a kind of ...) (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

(... is a kind of antihypertensive ) an antihypertensive drug that blocks the formation of angiotensin II in the kidney, leading to relaxation of the arteries; promotes the excretion of salt and water by inhibiting the activity of the angiotensin converting enzyme; also used to treat congestive heart failure

(... is a kind of antihypertensive ) antihypertensive drug (trade name Hytrin) used to treat high blood pressure

(... is a kind of antihypertensive ) trade name for an antihypertensive drug consisting of a fixed combination of atenolol and a diuretic

(... is a kind of antihypertensive ) antihypertensive consisting of an alkaloid extracted from the plant Rauwolfia serpentina (trade names Raudixin or Rau-Sed or Sandril or Serpasil)

(... is a kind of antihypertensive ) antihypertensive drug (trade name Minipress)

(... is a kind of antihypertensive ) antihypertensive drug (trade name Aldomet) used in the treatment of high blood pressure

(... is a kind of antihypertensive ) trade name for an antihypertensive drug containing hydrochlorothiazide and another diuretic

(... is a kind of antihypertensive ) antihypertensive drug (trade names Trandate and Normodyne) that blocks alpha and beta-adrenergic receptors of the sympathetic nervous system (leading to a decrease in blood pressure)

(... is a kind of antihypertensive ) an antihypertensive drug (trade name Apresoline) that dilates blood vessels; used (often with a diuretic) to treat hypertension and congestive heart failure

(... is a kind of antihypertensive ) antihypertensive drug (trade name Wytensin) that reduces blood pressure by its effect on the central nervous system

(... is a kind of antihypertensive ) an antihypertensive drug (trade name Cardura) that works by relaxing blood vessels so that blood passes through them more easily; it is also used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia

(... is a kind of antihypertensive ) an antihypertensive (trade name Catapres) that can be administered orally or via transdermal patches

(... is a kind of antihypertensive ) a diuretic drug (trade name Diuril) used in the treatment of edema and hypertension

(... is a kind of antihypertensive ) a synthetic corticosteroid (trade name Aldactone) used to treat hypertension

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