Prescription Pad

There are many different types of medications available for treating hypertension. Your healthcare provider may use these medications in various combinations to try to safely control your blood pressure. You may need to try several combinations before you find one that works best for you.

Diuretics
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme, or ACE, Inhibitors
Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers, or ARBs
Calcium Channel Blockers
Aldosterone Blockers, or Aldosterone/Mineralocorticoid Receptor Antagonists
Alpha-Adrenergic Blockers
Beta Blockers, or Beta-Adrenergic Blockers
Combined Alpha-Beta Adrenergic Blockers
Peripherally Acting Adrenergic Agents
Direct Acting Vasodilators
Centrally Acting Antiadrenergic Drugs