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Antihypertensive Agents MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Antihypertensive Agents
Tree Number(s)
D27.505.954.411.162
Unique ID
D000959
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000959
Annotation
not for ocular hypertension
Scope Note
Drugs used in the treatment of acute or chronic vascular HYPERTENSION regardless of pharmacological mechanism. Among the antihypertensive agents are DIURETICS; (especially DIURETICS, THIAZIDE); ADRENERGIC BETA-ANTAGONISTS; ADRENERGIC ALPHA-ANTAGONISTS; ANGIOTENSIN-CONVERTING ENZYME INHIBITORS; CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKERS; GANGLIONIC BLOCKERS; and VASODILATOR AGENTS.
Entry Term(s)
Anti-Hypertensive
Anti-Hypertensive Agent
Anti-Hypertensive Agents
Anti-Hypertensive Drug
Anti-Hypertensive Drugs
Anti-Hypertensives
Antihypertensive
Antihypertensive Agent
Antihypertensive Drug
Antihypertensive Drugs
Antihypertensives
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QV 151
See Also
Adrenergic alpha-Antagonists
Adrenergic beta-Antagonists
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors
Diuretics
Ganglionic Blockers
Vasodilator Agents
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Antihypertensive Agents Preferred
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