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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.

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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.

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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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When to Take Blood Pressure Drugs

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

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.

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8 Ways to Lower Blood Pressure

A healthy diet—along with a little more exercise—has the potential to dramatically lower blood pressure. Here’s how to get your numbers down.

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The Drugs Used to Treat High Blood Pressure

Many people with high blood pressure need two or more blood pressure-lowering drugs to reach the goal of less than 140/90 mm Hg.

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Drugs That Can Raise Your Blood Pressure

If you have high blood pressure, you should be aware that some prescription medicines and over-the-counter drugs and supplements can easily raise it. Here’s how you can stay safe: