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    Old 05-05-2008, 07:41 PM   #1
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    Most popular high blood pressure med??

    I have tried 3 kinds on medication and each one made me feel like a lead weight. The only one I remember by name is lopresser. What is the most popular one?

     
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    Old 05-06-2008, 09:20 AM   #2
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    Re: Most popular high blood pressure med??

    Not quite sure what you mean by popular but the name I see most often on this board is toprol which is the other name for the one you mentioned. Hctz is another popular one which is a diuretic. Fam

     
    Old 05-07-2008, 10:24 AM   #3
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    Re: Most popular high blood pressure med??

    I don't know what the most popular one is, but Lisinopril is prescribed a lot.

     
    Old 05-08-2008, 06:59 AM   #4
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    Re: Most popular high blood pressure med??

    I would think a member of the ACE family of drugs, in combination with something else.

     
    Old 05-09-2008, 07:51 AM   #5
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    Lisinopril is the most popular high blood pressure med

    Lisinopril was the most popular high blood pressure medicine in the US in 2007. <removed>

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    Old 05-09-2008, 02:39 PM   #6
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    Re: Most popular high blood pressure med??

    Sorry about that. I will not specify any info that leads people to commercial websites again. Please let me know if this post is okay.

    Here is a list I made of the most commonly prescribed hypertension drugs in 2007 in the US. It is not a cut and paste and was made by looking at a couple of tables at other sources. The meds. on the top of the list are more often prescribed, but all of these meds. are very popular. Only your doctor can help you determine which medication is best for you.

    Lisinopril
    Hydrochlorothiazide
    Atenolol
    Metoprolol Tartrate
    Amlodipine Besylate
    Troprol XL
    Metoprolol Succinate
    Lisinopril/HCTZ
    Diovan
    Enalapril
    Diovan HCT
    Norvasc
    Altace
    Lotrel
    Cozaar
    Coreg
    Benazepril
    Amlodipine Besylate/Benazepril
    Quinapril
    Benicar
    Propranolol HCI
    Benicar HCT
    Avapro
    Bisoprolol/HCTZ
    Avalide
    Nifedipine ER
    Felodipine ER
    Atenol Chlorthal
    Carvedilol
    Fosinopril Sodium
    Labetalol
    Atacand
    Micardis
    Micardis HCT
    Benazepril HCTZ
    Captopril
    Nadolol
    Nifedipine
    Coreg CR

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    Old 05-09-2008, 06:17 PM   #7
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    Re: Most popular high blood pressure med??

    Thanks Pete for posting the list of b/p meds. It is interesting. Fam

     
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