antihypertensive


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To assess the risk of falls associated with antihypertensive medications among the elderly in urban areas of Pondicherry.
Pregnant women with preexisting hypertension or with mild gestational hypertension with systolic blood pressure below 160 mm Hg, a diastolic blood pressure below 105 mm Hg, and no sign of end-organ damage need not take antihypertensive medications, they said.
More than 50 million Americans take antihypertensive drugs, many of which are photosensitizing, noted Ms.
At least one of the following enrollment criteria had to be met for inclusion in the study: (1) two or more outpatient visits within a 6-month period; (2) all prescriptions of antihypertensive drugs continuously administered to the patients for more than 6 months within an 11-year follow-up period; or (3) one or more inpatient admissions with a diagnosis of hypertension.
In the other study Walgreens examined the link between patient forgetfulness and non-adherence and the effectiveness of a mobile pill reminder feature, finding that utilization of the mobile app pill reminder was associated with significantly higher optimal adherence to oral antidiabetic, antihypertensive and antihyperlipidemic medications.
The research found that utilization of the Walgreens mobile app pill reminder was associated with significantly higher optimal adherence to oral antidiabetic, antihypertensive and antihyperlipidemic medications.
If any hospitalised patient with pre-eclampsia has either a systolic BP of 160 mmHg or a diastolic BP of 110 mmHg, the automatic response should be initiating a rapid-acting antihypertensive agent such as nifedipine 10 mg orally, labetalol 20 mg intravenously (IV) or hydralazine 5-10 mg IV.
5 mm Hg, with a mean of 154 mm Hg--was due to the rosuvastatin and half to the antihypertensive therapy.
One of the reasons older adults haven't been advised to engage in intensive blood-pressure-lowering therapy is because it can require several antihypertensive medications.
Conversely, lowering the blood pressure with antihypertensive agents may also worsen neurological function by reducing cerebral perfusion.
22 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine, a Swedish study found that patients with Stage I hypertension (140 to 159 mm Hg/90 to 99 mm Hg) had a reduced short-term risk of dying from stroke or cardiovascular disease if they were treated with antihypertensive medications.
Many studies have been conducted to explore medicinal resources with antihypertensive property.
However, the impact of GRK4 polymorphism on response to antihypertensive therapy is not known.
However, the optimal blood pressure target and preferred antihypertensive agent have yet to be prospectively defined.
The global market value of antihypertensive drugs is tens of billion dollars.