This site is intended for healthcare professionals

Go to /sign-in page

You can view 5 more pages before signing in

Withdrawal of antihypertensive medication

Last reviewed dd mmm yyyy. Last edited dd mmm yyyy

Authoring team

If the patient's blood pressure is consistently within the target range and there is no evidence of end organ damage - for example, renal impairment, hypertensive retinopathy - then drug treatment may be reduced and in some instances, withdrawn completely.

The eligibility criteria for withdrawal of antihypertensive medication are described in more detail in the menu item below.

However, in all cases:

  • non-pharmacological measures should be continued
  • long term monitoring of blood pressure is mandatory

Related pages

Create an account to add page annotations

Add information to this page that would be handy to have on hand during a consultation, such as a web address or phone number. This information will always be displayed when you visit this page

The content herein is provided for informational purposes and does not replace the need to apply professional clinical judgement when diagnosing or treating any medical condition. A licensed medical practitioner should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions.


Copyright 2024 Oxbridge Solutions Limited, a subsidiary of OmniaMed Communications Limited. All rights reserved. Any distribution or duplication of the information contained herein is strictly prohibited. Oxbridge Solutions receives funding from advertising but maintains editorial independence.