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However, the vasodilators are divided into three categories as follows:
Hydrochloride (Hydralazine Hydrocholoride) such as Apresoline.
Properties of vasodilators
Your doctor may prescribe a vasodilator or a vasodilator. To help treat the following symptoms
High blood pressure
Pregnant is toxic or has seizures (High blood pressure during pregnancy Or childbirth)
High pulmonary artery pressure (Blood pressure affecting the blood vessels in the lungs)
Heart failure (a condition where the heart is unable to pump blood normally)
The function of vasodilators
Vasodilators Help loosen the arterial wall and black This prevents the blood vessels from constricting or narrowing, but can widen the blood vessels. As a result, the blood can flow more easily. And help the pressure drop
We can use vasodilators. When using other drugs alone And unable to control blood pressure Because of the vasodilators It has a direct effect on the vein wall.
Potential side effects of the drug
Vasodilators have the same side effects as other drugs. May range from moderate To the extreme That requires medical attention
Common drug side effects From the use of vasodilators is
The drug hydralazine (Hydralazine) may cause headaches. Irregular heartbeat, swollen eyes, or joint pain
Minoxidil may cause edema. (Unusual weight gain) and more hair growth.
Other side effects include trouble breathing, nausea, vomiting, chest pain, or a red rash.
These side effects may not be common. And can disappear on their own within a few days, so if you find that after taking the drug and causing side effects, either more or less, you should stop taking the drug first.
In case of severe side effects Should seek medical advice and get treatment immediately. The use of this vasodilator can be combined with other drugs. Can help in the treatment of high blood pressure. Usually, this is not the first choice of medication, in the event of a headache or joint pain, the medication should not be stopped. Before getting advice from your doctor