What are the names of some blood pressure medications that start with the letter C? What are some BP meds that start with a C?
Here are a few of the Most Common blood pressure medicines that start with a C
Candesartan – it is an angiotensin II Receptor Blocker. It is available in does of 4mg, 8mg, 16mg and 32mg. It is usually taken once per day.
Captopril – is an ACE inhibitor. It is available in 12.5mg, 25mg, 50mg and 100mg tablets. Captopril is usually taken two to three times a day.
Cartia and Cardizem both contain the active ingredient diltiazem (in the United States it may vary in other parts of the world). Diltiazem is a calcium channel blocker and it is used for high blood pressure, but it may be used for certain heart conditions as well. Cartia XT is available in 120mg, 180mg, 240mg, 300mg and 360mg.
Coreg/Carvedilol –The generic carvedilol and the brand name Coreg are used for high blood pressure and certain hear conditions. It is a Beta Blocker with some alpha blocking too. Tablets are made in 3.12mg, 6.25mg, 12.5mg and 25mg. This medications is usually taken twice a day.
Chlorthalidone is used for mild or moderate high blood pressure. It is a thiazide diuretic. It is available in 25mg, 50mg or 100mg. It is generally taken once a day or every other day.
Clonidine is a Alpha2 Adrenergic Agonist. It is used to control blood pressure. It is available in a once weekly patch with doses of 0.1mg/24hrs, 0.2mg/24hrs and 0.3mg/24hrs. Tablets are available in 0.1mg, 0.2mg and 0.3mg and are usually taken twice a day.
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