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Hypertension and Alpha Blockers

Read more about Alpha Blockers.

Overview

Alpha blockers may be prescribed to control hypertension.

Common alpha blockers include:

Effect of Alpha Blockers on Hypertension

Alpha-blockers lower blood pressure by decreasing nerve impulses to the blood vessels. This relaxes the blood vessels and helps lower blood pressure.

Side Effects and Warnings

Possible side effects of alpha blockers include:

  • Dizziness
  • Headache

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