Unfortunately, there is still a paucity of data to determine which antihypertensive agent
is preferred in this setting.
Table 1: Antihypertensive agents
for the treatment of hypertension in patients receiving hemodialysis Class and Agent Dose in Dialysis Common Adverse Effects ACE Inhibitors: 10-40 mg PO q12-24 Hours Hyperkalemia, dizziness, Fosinopril 5-10 mg PO Once Daily headache, taste Ramipril Dose after hemodialysis disturbance, dry cough, hypotension, rash ARBs: 16-32 mg PO Once Daily Hyperkalemia, dizziness, Candesartan 20-80 mg PO Once Daily headache, hypotension Telmisartan No dose adjustment required in hemodialysis Beta-blockers: 6.
Additive effects of antihypertensive agents
should be considered in other populations at high risk.
The route of the antihypertensive agent
is determined by how fast the response is needed.
Perioperative hypertension is treated using intravenous antihypertensive agents
, but current therapies have various shortcomings.
5) He correctly points out that while all antihypertensive agents
effectively lower BP, a fixed-dose combination achieves additional BP reduction with fewer adverse effects often seen with high-dose monotherapy.
Many of our current antihypertensive agents
act through more roundabout mechanisms .
However, physicians value the ability to titrate drug therapy, and payers are increasingly rewarding innovation and novel modes of therapeutic action, which signals room for new antihypertensive agents
This market forecast includes erythropoietin-stimulating agents (ESAs), phosphate binders, calcium mimetics, active vitamin D analogues, antihypertensive agents
, IV irons and emerging CKD therapies for the CKD non-dialysis and dialysis patient populations.
She and her associates also found that hypertension, diabetes, black race, and education level emerged as significant risk factors for clinical impairment, while the use of antihypertensive agents
and statins emerged as protective factors.
The subgroup of the GLP-1 agonist cohort who initiated the drug as an add-on to basal insulin had a higher baseline prevalence of microvascular complications and greater use of antilipidemic drugs, antihypertensive agents
, and antiplatelet agents than did those using the drug as an add-on to oral antidiabetic therapy.
A number of cholesterol-lowering or antihypertensive agents
like Angiotensin antagonists, for example, block production of angiotensin II, which constricts blood vessels and increases IL-6 production.
The investigators found no such association between breast cancer and any of the other commonly used antihypertensive agents
, even if they were taken for long durations.
The report finds that patients tend to be most compliant with antihypertensive agents
and erythropoiesis stimulating agents (ESAs) and least compliant with phosphate binders and lifestyle changes.
My longstanding hypertension seemingly was controlled by several antihypertensive agents
and conventional measures recommended by my personal physician.