Active Ingredient: Active component of this mentioned medicine is Hydralazine. This ingredient is a phthalazine derivative that shows antihypertensive effects. It exerts its vasodilatory effects through the contractile state of arterial vascular smooth muscle. It does this by altering intracellular calcium release, and obstructing with smooth muscle cell calcium influx. This factor inhibits the phosphorylation of myosin protein or chelation of trace metals required for smooth muscle contraction so as to increase the heart rate, stroke volume and cardiac output.
Indications: This mentioned medication is prescribed with or without other drugs to treat high blood pressure. Decreasing high blood pressure prevents strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. Apresoline medicine is known as a vasodilator that works by relaxing blood vessels so blood can flow through the body more easily.
Action Mechanism: This medication is commonly used as oral antihypertensive agent that works by inducing peripheral vasodilation. It effectively treats high blood pressure by lowering elevated blood pressure. It also helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. This vasodilator drug Apresoline relaxes the blood vessels so blood can flow through the body more easily.
Dosages: This particular medicine is available in a dosage as given below:
- 25 mg: Consume this drug 2 to 4 times a day with or without food or as directed by the doctor
Aged people may be more sensitive to the side effects of this medicine, especially dizziness, which can increase the risk of falls.