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  • Generic Norvasc
    This eMedTV article offers an overview of generic Norvasc, including information on how it compares to the brand-name version of the drug and what the medication is used for. An explanation of how the FDA rates generic medicines is also provided.
  • Generic Prinzide
    Generic Prinzide is available under the name Lisinopril and Hydrochlorothiazide tablets. This eMedTV article covers generic Prinzide, including information about the various strengths available and a list of some companies that manufacture it.
  • Generic Sular
    As explained in this eMedTV selection, Sular (nisoldipine) is now available in generic form. This Web page takes a closer look at the generic drugs and talks about the different formulations of this high blood pressure medication.
  • Generic Tarka
    This section of the eMedTV library explains how there are now generic versions of Tarka available. This resource discusses the strengths in which the generic drugs are available and explains how the generic versions compare to brand-name Tarka.
  • Generic Tekamlo
    At this time, Tekamlo (aliskiren/amlodipine) is not available in generic form. This eMedTV article explains why this is the case, answers the question as to when a generic version might be available, and describes the benefits Tekamlo offers.
  • Generic Tekturna
    There are no generic Tekturna (aliskiren) products available in the United States at this time. This eMedTV resource offers information on when a generic version may become available and explains the difference between Tekturna and aliskiren.
  • Generic Teveten
    As this eMedTV resource discusses, you can now buy Teveten (eprosartan) in generic form. This article offers more details on this development and explains how the generic version compares to brand-name Teveten.
  • Generic Toprol-XL
    As this eMedTV article explains, the generic version of Toprol-XL is sold under the name Metoprolol Succinate tablets. This resource discusses the generic versions of this drug, including a look at who manufactures them and available strengths.
  • Generic Tribenzor
    As this eMedTV page explains, there are currently no generic Tribenzor (olmesartan medoxomil/amlodipine/hydrochlorothiazide) products available. This page discusses when a generic might become available and reviews costs for this drug.
  • Generic Twynsta
    This eMedTV segment takes a look at generic Twynsta (telmisartan/amlodipine) products available. It explains how the generic version compares to brand-name Twynsta, lists a couple of manufacturers, and provides info on the available strengths.
  • Generic Uniretic
    You can buy a generic version of Uniretic (moexipril/HCTZ). This eMedTV Web article explains how the FDA has determined that generic Uniretic is as good as the brand-name medicine. A list of the manufacturers of the generic drug is also provided.
  • Generic Univasc
    As explained in this eMedTV article, generic Univasc (moexipril hydrochloride) is currently available. This resource lists companies who make a generic form of this blood pressure medication and explains how the generics compare to the brand-name drug.
  • Generic Valturna
    As this section of the eMedTV library explains, Valturna (aliskiren and valsartan) is not available in generic form. This article gives an overview of when generic Valturna could become available and gives information on reducing your prescription costs.
  • Generic Verelan
    This portion of the eMedTV Web site gives an overview of generic Verelan, listing the strengths in which it is available and the companies that manufacture it. This page also explains why generic Verelan should be equivalent to the brand-name medicine.
  • Generic Visken
    Although brand-name Visken (pindolol) is no longer available, the drug is available in generic form. This eMedTV article lists the various forms and strengths of generic Visken and explains whether these products are equivalent to the brand-name drug.
  • Generic Zebeta
    Zebeta (bisoprolol) is currently available in both brand-name and generic forms. This page from the eMedTV library describes the various forms and strengths of generic Zebeta and explains if the generic versions are equivalent to brand-name drug.
  • Generic Zestoretic
    Generic Zestoretic is sold under the name Lisinopril and Hydrochlorothiazide tablets. As this eMedTV article explains, generic Zestoretic is available in a number of strengths, including 10 mg/12.5 mg, 20 mg/12.5 mg, and 20 mg/25 mg tablets.
  • High Blood Pessure
    A person with high blood pressure has an average blood pressure reading of more than 140/90. This eMedTV page covers types of high blood pressure and risk factors for the condition. High blood pessure is a common misspelling of high blood pressure.
  • High Blood Preassure
    This eMedTV page explains that high blood pressure occurs when there is too much pressure in the blood vessels. This page also covers how to diagnose and treat this condition. High blood preassure is a common misspelling of high blood pressure.
  • High Blood Preasure
    This eMedTV page offers an overview of high blood pressure, including risk factors and treatment options. This page also covers how to determine if you have high blood pressure. High blood preasure is a common misspelling of high blood pressure.
  • High Blood Pressure
    People with an average blood pressure reading of more than 140/90 have high blood pressure. This section of the eMedTV library explains this condition in detail, including the different types, how it is diagnosed, causes, and treatment options.
  • High Blood Pressure and Exercise
    This page of the eMedTV Web site explores the link between exercise and high blood pressure. For example, studies on high blood pressure show that people can see a significant drop in blood pressure when they engage in physical activity.
  • High Blood Pressure and Health
    This eMedTV article shows how your health can be affected by high blood pressure. For example, studies have shown that preventing hypertension reduces the chances of developing serious conditions, such as stroke.
  • High Blood Pressure and Its Effect on Your Body
    This video describes the possible effects of high blood pressure on your body.
  • High Blood Pressure and Kidneys
    This section of the eMedTV library explores the link between high blood pressure and kidney problems. Renal failure is a common result of hypertension, and the kidneys of some people are particularly susceptible.
  • High Blood Pressure Causes
    Risk factors, as this eMedTV resource explains, are not actual high blood pressure causes. However, they can increase a person's chance of developing hypertension. Other possible causes of the disease include obesity, smoking, and diabetes.
  • High Blood Pressure Diet
    This eMedTV article discusses the benefits of a high blood pressure diet such as the DASH diet. Studies have proven that following a diet such as this, which is low in sodium, can lower blood pressure in people with hypertension.
  • High Blood Pressure Diets
    People go on diets for many reasons, including high blood pressure treatment. This segment of the eMedTV Web site features some basic information on the diet your healthcare provider may recommend if you have been diagnosed with high blood pressure.
  • High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy
    This eMedTV Web page describes the various types of high blood pressure during pregnancy a woman may experience (for example, preeclampsia and gestational hypertension). Various treatment options and preventive measures are offered as well.
  • High Blood Pressure in African Americans
    In many cases, high blood pressure in African Americans begins at an earlier age and is usually more severe. This eMedTV article offers tips for controlling high blood pressure to reduce the risk of death from stroke and kidney disease.
  • High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy
    This eMedTV article provides an in-depth look at high blood pressure in pregnancy, including medications used to treat it and prevention measures. While the condition can be serious, most women go on to have successful pregnancies.
  • High Blood Pressure Info
    A person is said to have high blood pressure when their average reading is more than 140/90. This eMedTV segment features some basic info on high blood pressure, with details on possible causes, factors that increase your risk, and more.
  • High Blood Pressure Information
    Looking for information on high blood pressure? This eMedTV resource may be able to help. It explains what high blood pressure is and covers some of the available treatment options for this condition. A link to more information is also included.
  • High Blood Pressure Medication
    Types of high blood pressure medication discussed in this eMedTV article include ACE inhibitors, diuretics, and beta blockers. Additional medications used in the treatment of hypertension include vasodilators and calcium channel blockers.
  • High Blood Pressure Outcomes
    This video describes possible complications that may occur if you ignore your high blood pressure.
  • High Blood Pressure Prevention
    This eMedTV selection explains how you can help prevent high blood pressure through strategies such as following a healthy diet and exercising more. This article highlights the benefits of these methods in reducing the risk of conditions like stroke.
  • High Blood Pressure Questions
    This section of the eMedTV library provides a list of high blood pressure questions you might consider asking your doctor. By asking high blood pressure questions, you can take a proactive role in controlling or preventing hypertension.
  • High Blood Pressure Summary
    This video clip discusses some final thoughts regarding high blood pressure.
  • High Blood Pressure Symptoms
    In most cases, it takes several years for hypertension to cause noticeable symptoms. This page on the eMedTV Web site describes high blood pressure symptoms in more detail, such as nausea, dizziness, and lightheadedness.
  • High Blood Pressure Treatment
    This eMedTV page outlines lifestyle changes that are important for treating high blood pressure. This article also describes the different types of medications that can be used to treat the condition.
  • High Blood Pressure Treatments
    As this eMedTV article explains, lifestyle changes and medications are some of the commonly used treatments for high blood pressure. This Web page describes some specific lifestyle changes that may make a difference and includes a link to more details.
  • High Blood Presswer
    This selection from the eMedTV Web library takes a brief look at what high blood pressure is and how it is treated. This page also provides a link to more detailed information. High blood presswer is a common misspelling of high blood pressure.
  • High Blood Presure
    High blood pressure (also known as hypertension) is defined as an average blood pressure in excess of 140/90. This eMedTV resource offers a brief explanation of the condition. High blood presure is a common misspelling of high blood pressure.
  • High Blood Presure Diet
    A change in diet can help lower high blood pressure. This eMedTV article explains how following a specific diet plan (the "DASH" diet) works to lower blood pressure. High blood presure diet is a common misspelling of high blood pressure diet.
  • High Blood Presure Medication
    This page of the eMedTV archives explains that there are many types of high blood pressure medications, including diuretics, beta-blockers, and ACE inhibitors. High blood presure medication is a common misspelling of high blood pressure medication.
  • High Blood Presure Symptoms
    Headaches, dizziness, and blurred vision are some of the symptoms of high blood pressure. This eMedTV page lists other possible symptoms of this health condition. High blood presure symptoms is a common misspelling of high blood pressure symptoms.
  • High Systolic Blood Pressure
    If your systolic blood pressure is higher than 140 mmHg, you have high systolic blood pressure. This part of the eMedTV library examines this type of high blood pressure in detail and provides information on how it may be controlled.
  • How Does Atenolol Work?
    People taking atenolol may wonder, "How does it work?" As this eMedTV page explains, the drug works by blocking beta-1 receptors in the body, an action that decreases heart rate, systolic and diastolic blood pressure, and the workload of the heart.
  • How Does Benicar Work?
    Benicar is effective at lowering both systolic and diastolic blood pressures. This page from the eMedTV library explains how Benicar works to reduce high blood pressure and offers a link to more in-depth information on this prescription drug.
  • How Does Bystolic Work?
    The prescription drug Bystolic works by blocking beta receptors in the body. As this eMedTV article explains, this action causes the reverse effect of stress hormones, decreasing heart rate and both systolic and diastolic blood pressure.
  • How Does Coreg Work?
    As this eMedTV Web resource explains, Coreg works to treat heart and blood vessel conditions by relaxing the blood vessels and improving the efficiency of the heart. This page further discusses how this drug works, including its effects on the body.
  • How Does Diovan Work?
    As this eMedTV Web resource explains, Diovan treats heart and blood vessel conditions by relaxing the blood vessels and improving the efficiency of the heart. This page further discusses Diovan and how it works, including its effects on the body.
  • How Does Hydrochlorothiazide Work?
    As a diuretic, hydrochlorothiazide works by increasing the amount of water removed from the blood. As this eMedTV article explains, this action reduces water retention and causes a decrease in blood volume (which can lower blood pressure).
  • How Does Lasix Work?
    The diuretic Lasix is known to be an effective blood pressure medicine, but how does Lasix work? As this eMedTV page explains, the drug works by increasing the amount of salt and water the kidneys remove from the blood, which decreases blood volume.
  • How Does Lisinopril Work?
    As this eMedTV Web resource explains, lisinopril works to treat several conditions of the heart and blood vessels by causing the blood vessels to relax. This page further discusses how lisinopril works, including information on its effects in the body.
  • How Does Toprol Work?
    As this eMedTV Web resource explains, Toprol works to treat heart and blood vessel conditions by relaxing the blood vessels and improving the efficiency of the heart. This page further discusses how Toprol works, including its effects on the body.
  • How Is Your Blood Pressure Measured, and What Is Normal?
    This video clip explains how blood pressure is measured.
  • How to Lower Blood Pressure
    This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at how to lower blood pressure through such lifestyle changes as quitting smoking, losing weight, and exercising more. Also discussed is how to reduce high blood pressure using certain medications.
  • How to Lower Blood Presure
    Lifestyle changes and medicines can lower your blood pressure. This eMedTV page further discusses ways to lower your blood pressure and links to more information. How to lower blood presure is a common misspelling of how to lower blood pressure.
  • How to Take Blood Pressure
    This eMedTV article explains how to take blood pressure and offers tips to help ensure you get the most accurate reading possible. Your healthcare provider will probably use a device called a sphygmomanometer to measure your blood pressure.
  • Hydrochlorathiazide
    Hydrochlorothiazide is a medicine that is licensed to treat high blood pressure and fluid retention. This eMedTV page explains the drug's uses, effects, and possible side effects. Hydrochlorathiazide is a common misspelling of hydrochlorothiazide.
  • Hydrochlorothiazid
    As this eMedTV page explains, a doctor may prescribe hydrochlorothiazide to treat high blood pressure or fluid retention. This page also lists some possible side effects of the drug. Hydrochlorothiazid is a common misspelling of hydrochlorothiazide.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide
    Hydrochlorothiazide is a drug that is used to treat fluid retention and high blood pressure. This eMedTV article explains how hydrochlorothiazide works and offers information on its effects, dosing guidelines, and potential side effects.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) Drug Information
    Hydrochlorothiazide is used for treating fluid retention and controlling high blood pressure. This eMedTV segment offers more information about the prescription drug hydrochlorothiazide, including details on how it works and general dosing guidelines.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) Medication Information
    People with high blood pressure or water retention may benefit from hydrochlorothiazide. This eMedTV resource provides more medication information for hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ), including more details about its uses and effects.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg Capsules
    For children who are taking hydrochlorothiazide, dosing is determined by weight. As this page on the eMedTV Web site explains, children under two years old should not take more than three 12.5 mg hydrochlorothiazide capsules per day.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg Tablets
    People with high blood pressure often take 25 mg hydrochlorothiazide tablets (one tablet, once daily). This eMedTV segment also offers hydrochlorothiazide dosing recommendations for the treatment of fluid retention and offers tips for using this drug.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide 50 mg Tablets
    As this eMedTV segment explains, 50 mg is the highest strength of hydrochlorothiazide tablets. This article offers dosing guidelines for treating fluid retention and explains how long it takes to see the full effects of this drug.
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