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What are the medications that treat high blood pressure and hypertension?

Propranolol is a beta blocker used in controlling high blood pressure and hypertension. Propranolol does not cure these conditions, but rather decreases blood pressure. By decreasing blood pressure, propranolol decreases the risk of developing hypertension and decreases the damage caused by elevated blood pressure over long periods of time. Propranolol is sometimes combined with antihypertensive agents or may be used alone.

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