acting to reduce hypertension:
an antihypertensive drug, diet, or regimen.
a drug, as a diuretic, used to treat hypertension.
Historical Examples

Other benefits of removing blood, including the lowering of blood pressure, can be obtained by the use of antihypertensive drugs.
Bloodletting Instruments in the National Museum of History and Technology Audrey Davis

antihypertensive an·ti·hy·per·ten·sive (ān’tē-hī’pər-těn’sĭv, an’tī-)
Reducing high blood pressure. n.
A drug or treatment that reduces high blood pressure.


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