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Heart Drug Recalls: What You Should Know Now

Drugs made from valsartan, losartan, and irbesartan purchased from suppliers in India and China have been recalled due to possible contamination.

High blood pressure medications to treat hypertension.

Is Your High Blood Pressure or Heart Drug on the Recall List?

Since July 2018, a number medications used to treat hypertension and other heart conditions have been recalled by the manufacturers, according to the FDA.

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ACE Inhibitors and Lung Cancer Risk

If you take ACE inhibitors for blood pressure, you may have an increased risk of lung cancer, according to this study published in the BMJ.

One pill for hypertension concept.

One, Two, Three Meds in One: Game-Changing Blood Pressure Pill

High blood pressure often requires multiple medications, but they could be combined into one pill to simplify treatment plans.

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Common Blood Pressure Meds Recalled

Some generic versions of a medication used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure, valsartan, don't meet FDA safety standards.

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Risks of Adverse Drug Reactions

Thousands of preventable deaths are caused each year by adverse reactions with over-the-counter (OTC) medications.

When to Take Blood Pressure Drugs

Taking hypertension medication at the right time of day may lower your diabetes risk.

How to Remember to Take Blood Pressure Medicine

How to Remember to Take Blood Pressure Medicine

Remembering to take your blood pressure medicine is important so that you can manage your condition and reduce your risk of complications and side effects.

Lower Blood Pressure Goal May Benefit Older Adults

Lower Blood Pressure Goal May Benefit Older Adults

Reducing systolic blood pressure to below 120 mm Hg among adults 75 and older may lower the risk of cardiovascular disease and premature death from any cause.

Blood Pressure Drug Good for the Bones

There’s good news if you take a thiazide to treat high blood pressure: It may boost your bone health.