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(of a drug) used to lower high blood pressure.‘increasing dosages of antihypertensive drug treatments’
- ‘Anti-hypertensive therapy can lower blood pressure.’
- ‘Dilation of blood vessels decreases blood pressure and hence has an antihypertensive effect.’
- ‘Patients were gradually able to decrease antihypertensive drug therapy during the first one to six months.’
- ‘A clinical study was conducted on two groups: 12 patients consulting for the first time, and 18 patients on conventional antihypertensive treatment.’
- ‘Antihypertensive therapy was given to three patients at the beginning of the study and to all patients in due course.’
- ‘I was recently digging out information on bringing characteristics of the microbes to bear that have anti-hypertensive properties.’
- ‘Onions contain an antihypertensive agent.’
- ‘The antihypertensive effects of the medication were presented at the International Congress on Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy.’
- ‘In a study of the relationship between corporate affiliations and divided medical opinion over a controversial class of anti-hypertensive drugs, researchers found that 96% of those who were supportive of the drugs had financial ties to the industry.’
- ‘Only antihypertensive and antidiabetic drugs were permitted, if needed.’
An antihypertensive drug.‘the ability to act as an antihypertensive’
- ‘This patient's blood pressure is 10% higher today, and you've ordered an additional antihypertensive.’
- ‘Data were entered by subgroup according to the type of antihypertensive that was compared with hydralazine.’
- ‘Green coffee bean extract has been studied as an anti-hypertensive.’
- ‘It was meant to be an anti-hypertensive.’
- ‘A minimally effective antihypertensive might not be made available over the counter.’
- ‘We were seeing people who had not taken their antihypertensive because they didn't know where it was.’
- ‘By administering an antihypertensive, they were able to slow progression of diabetic eye damage in more than 65% of participants involved in the study.’
- ‘Bretylium was used as an antihypertensive in the 1950s.’
- ‘As an antihypertensive, drowsiness is a common side effect of clonidine.’
- ‘Reserpine was used in the past as an antihypertensive, and may cause hypotension.’
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