Hispanics, Blacks Less ...

Hispanics, Blacks Less Likely to Get High Blood Pressure Treatment: Study TUESDAY, Jan. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Black and Hispanic Americans are less likely than whites to get high blood pressure under control, a new study suggests. Researchers reviewed data from nearly 8,800...

clonidine (Catapres, Ca...

What is clonidine, and how does it work? What brand names are available clonidine? Is clonidine available as a generic drug? Do I need a prescription for clonidine? What are the uses for this drug? What are the FDA non-approved (off-label) uses for clonidine? What are the side effects of...

Too Many Americans Have...

Too Many Americans Have High Blood Pressure, Doctors Warn TUESDAY, Feb. 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A group of family physicians warns that too many Americans struggle with high blood pressure. High blood pressure is a major risk factor for heart attack and heart failure, said Dr....

Cutting Salt a Health B...

Cutting Salt a Health Boost for Kidney Patients By Karen PallaritoHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Encouraging people with kidney disease to reduce their salt intake may help improve blood pressure and cut excess fluid retention, at least for a while, a...

High Blood Pressure Med...

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Sectral (acebutolol)

GENERIC NAME: acebutolol BRAND NAME: Sectral DISCONTINUED BRAND: Prent PRESCRIPTION: Yes GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes USES: Sectral is used alone or with other drugs to treat high blood pressure and arrhythmias. It also is used to treat chest pain due to coronary artery disease (angina) in...