Join Us

Blood Pressure-Lowering Medications for Hot Flashes

Save as Favorite
Sign in to receive recommendations (Learn more)

Leer esta página en español

Medications that lower blood pressure may lessen the frequency and severity of hot flashes. They change how the blood vessels respond to the brain’s command to give off heat quickly. These medications must be adjusted carefully by your doctor, so they are not used that frequently. However, they can be helpful if you have high blood pressure that requires treatment — the control of hot flashes can be a side benefit. Examples include:

  • Catapres-TTS (chemical name: clonidine)
  • Aldomet (chemical name: methyldopa)

Was this article helpful? Yes / No
Rn icon

Can we help guide you?

Create a profile for better recommendations

How does this work? Learn more
Are these recommendations helpful? Take a quick survey

Fy22oct sidebarad v02
Back to Top