Basic Information on
About Blood Pressure Medications
• Blood pressure is the exerted pressure on the walls of blood vessels by the
• High blood pressure is when the pressure of the arterial wall experiences high
• Uncontrolled blood pressure can be managed with various blood pressure
• However, uncontrolled blood pressure could be fixed with lifestyle changes.
Blood Pressure Medications Generic
• Diuretics are the blood pressure medications generic that are widely
• These medicines are used for controlling high blood pressure.
• They work by helping the kidneys to get rid of excess water and sodium.
• It helps to reduce the volume of the blood passing through the arteries, which
lowers your blood pressure.
• Beta-blockers are another popularly used hypertension medicine.
• This drug works by inhibiting the chemical in your body that triggers rapid heart
• This way it helps to create less pressure on your heart. Your heart pumps and
then pumps less blood through the arteries.
• This reaction leads to a reduction in blood pressure.
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors
• ACE inhibitor restricts your body from secreting the enzyme called angiotensin II,
which causes narrows the arteries.
• These medications reduce blood pressure by helping contracted blood vessels
dilate it to boost blood flow.
Calcium Channel Blockers
• For muscle movement, calcium is important.
• Calcium channel blockers work to block the flow of calcium in the smooth
muscles of the heart and blood vessels.
• This helps by contracting the arteries and reducing pressure.
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