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What are the treatments for pulmonary venous hypertension?

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Pulmonary venous hypertension: Because this form of pulmonary vascular disease is usually caused by congestive heart failure, these treatments for heart failure are usually appropriate:

Diuretics, like furosemide (Lasix) and spironolactone (Aldactone)

Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, like lisinopril

Beta-blockers, like carvedilol (Coreg) and metoprolol (Lopressor)

Vasodilators that reduce blood pressure, like amlodipine (Norvasc), hydralazine (Apresoline) and isosorbide mononitrate (Imdur)

From: Pulmonary Vascular Disease WebMD Medical Reference

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Mason, R. 4th , Elsevier Saunders, 2005. Murray and Nadel's Textbook of Respiratory Medicineeditionh

American Lung Association: "Understanding Pulmonary Vascular Disease."

Reviewed by James Beckerman on August 17, 2017

SOURCES:

Mason, R. 4th , Elsevier Saunders, 2005. Murray and Nadel's Textbook of Respiratory Medicineeditionh

American Lung Association: "Understanding Pulmonary Vascular Disease."

Reviewed by James Beckerman on August 17, 2017

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