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What is Apresoline?

Apresoline is no longer available in the United States.

Apresoline is a prescription drug used to treat hypertension. It dilates the body’s vessels, allowing blood to flow more freely, and thus lowering blood pressure. This type of drug is called a vasodilator. The chemical name for Apresoline is hydralazine; this same chemical is also used in combination drugs called BiDil and HydraZide. People are often prescribed Apresoline indefinitely.

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