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High blood pressure medications include drugs from the ACE inhibitor, ARB (angiotensin receptor blockers), beta blockers, calcium channel blockers (CCBs), diuretics, alpha-blockers, alpha-beta blockers drug classes. Clonidine (Catapres) and minoxidil are also drugs prescribed for the treatment of high blood pressure. Side effects, warnings and precautions, safety information, and pregnancy safety information should be reviewed prior to taking any medication.

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