Medications that require to check the Blood Pressure?

  1. What are a list of popular meds that are used in nursing homes, hospitals, rehab hospitals that require a BP check?

    Just trying to be a great nurse and I want to learn as much as possible.
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  3. by   RNewbie
    You will want to check the bp and hr before any bp meds are given. There are so many bp meds. You will learn as you give them on a daily basis. There is no way to make a list of this.
  4. by   wanderlust99
    ace inhibitors
    beta blockers
    ca channel blockers
    etc... start with those
  5. by   Racer15
    I look up any drugs I'm not familiar with before giving them. If it has anything at all to do with BP or HR, I check both before I give them, and I chart it. That's just my rule for myself. I also chart a BP anytime I give narcotics.