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Hydralazine

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    Oral / IV
    Hydralazine
    Alphapress 
    • Mechanism of Action
    • Relaxes vascular smooth muscle (predominantly arterioles) through opening of potassium channels, resulting in reduced afterload.

Clinical Use

    • Indications
    • Hypertensive crisis (IV)
    • Refractory hypertension (oral)
    • Adverse Effects
    • Headache
    • Flushing
    • Nausea / vomiting / diarrhoea
    • Tachycardia / palpitations
    • Arthralgia / myalgia
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