Definition of Drug, antihypertensive

Drug, antihypertensive: As the name clearly implies, a drug aimed at reducing high blood pressure (hypertension).

Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2013

Heartburn Pictures Slideshow: Foods to Eat, Foods to Avoid
Search MedTerms:

Back to MedTerms online medical dictionary A-Z List
Pill Identifier Tool

Need help identifying pills and medications?
Use the pill finder tool on RxList.