Cardiac Medications

















Vasodilators

Vasodilators are medications, which dilate or open up blood vessels. They are used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. Side-effects include dizziness, due to excessive lowering of blood pressure and occasionally flushing or palpitations. Examples of vasodilators include:

Doxazosin (Cardura)
Hydrazine (Apresoline)
Prazosin (Minipress)
Terazosin (Hytrin)

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