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Many people find the idea of taking medicines frightening and worry about the long-term effects.
Treatment for high blood pressure is now very successful and there is a wide range of medicines available to choose from. These hypertension medicines have been widely tested, are safe to use and often have few or no side-effects.
Side-effects do sometimes happen, but the large choice of blood pressure medicines means that these can often be overcome by changing tablets. Most importantly, your tablets will help you to live a longer and healthier life.
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