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What are combination medications for high blood pressure?

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Some medicines combine different kinds of drugs to treat high blood pressure:

  • Bisoprolol + hydrocholorthiazide (Ziac), beta-blocker and diuretic
  • Carvedilol (Coreg), alpha-blocker and beta-blocker
  • Labetalol (Normodyne, Trandate), alpha-blocker and beta-blocker
  • Olmesartan + hydrocholorthiazide (Benicar), ARB and diuretic

American Academy of Family Physicians: "Blood Pressure Medicines and High Blood Pressure: Things You Can Do to Help Lower Yours."

American Heart Association: "Types of Blood Pressure Medications."

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: "High Blood Pressure."

National Library of Medicine.

Mayo Clinic: "High blood pressure (hypertension): Central-acting agents."

Reviewed by James Beckerman on May 02, 2017

American Academy of Family Physicians: "Blood Pressure Medicines and High Blood Pressure: Things You Can Do to Help Lower Yours."

American Heart Association: "Types of Blood Pressure Medications."

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: "High Blood Pressure."

National Library of Medicine.

Mayo Clinic: "High blood pressure (hypertension): Central-acting agents."

Reviewed by James Beckerman on May 02, 2017

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