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hypotensor

 [hi″po-ten´ser]
a substance that lowers the blood pressure.

de·pres·sor

(dĕ-pres'ŏr),
1. A muscle that flattens or lowers a part.
2. Anything that depresses or retards functional activity.
3. An instrument or device used to push certain structures out of the way during an operation or examination.
4. An agent that decreases blood pressure. Synonym(s): hypotensor, vasodepressor (2)
[L. de-primo, pp. -pressus, to press down]
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The current panorama regarding AHT treatment reveals that TD are being underused; the formulation of several groups of antihypertensive vasodilator drugs is opted for in most cases, meaning that additional hypotensor effects are not produced but adverse effects and costs certainly do become increased (ineffective polypharmacy) (11).
The participants received either single risperidone treatment (112 cases, dosage: 2-6 mg/d) or combined common internal medicines such as antidiabetics and hypotensor drugs but not any other antipsychotic treatments (15 cases).