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En esta página usted encontrará los medicamentos con su respectiva información para brindar cuidado al adulto y adulto mayor, inicialmente se encuentran los medicamentos antihipertensivos divididos en sub-grupos de acuerdo a su mecanismo de acción.








Significant advances have been made in the detection, evaluation, and treatment of high blood pressure. Over the past 40 years the development of new antihypertensive medications has had an enormous impact on the quality of life of affected persons by reducing the incidence of the various complications associated with hypertension and decreasing the adverse effects associated with these medications. Drug therapy for hypertension first became available in the early 1950’s with the introduction of ganglionic blocking drugs. However, unpleasant adverse effects and inconsistent therapeutic effects were common problems with these antihypertensive drugs. In 1952 the vasodilator hydralazine was introduces, and in 1958 the thiazide diuretics because available. After  that , several additional drug categories have emerged , including loop diuretics( potassium-wasting diuretics) potassium sparing diuretics, beta-blockers, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, alpha1 antagonists, alpha2 agonists, angiotensin II receptor blockers, calcium channel blockers, vasodilators, and the newest class , the direct renin inhibitors.



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