2%) patients diagnosed with mild to moderate pre-eclampsia on two different types of antihypertensive agents
were being treated as outpatients (Table 2) with poor blood pressure control.
IV labetalol, IV dihydralazine and oral nifedipine are the commonly used antihypertensive agents
Conversely, lowering the blood pressure with antihypertensive agents
may also worsen neurological function by reducing cerebral perfusion.
Prescription pattern of antihypertensive agents
in T2DM patients visiting tertiary care centre in North India.
It has been suggested that a randomized controlled trial comparing specific antihypertensive agents
to one another is required to determine if one agent demonstrates superior efficacy with respect to cardiovascular outcomes in patients on hemodialysis with hypertension (Jindal et al.
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.
42 The connection between cerebrovascular disorders and AD means that antihypertensive agents
may play a role in dementia prophylaxis and management.
ALLHAT was the first outcome study to evaluate the relative benefit of antihypertensive treatment initiated with newer classes of antihypertensive agents
vs treatment initiated with a THZD in blacks.
Sildenafil citrate is a potent inhibitor of the electrolytic enzyme type V phosphodiesterase (PDE5) in the corpus cavernosum and therefore increases the penile responses to sexual stimulation associated with erectile dysfunction (ED), which is a common complaint for the patients with hypertension and those taking antihypertensive agents
When it comes to preventing atrial fibrillation (AF), not all antihypertensive agents
are created equal.
Early chapters cover disease mechanisms, evaluation of the patient, and clinical pharmacology of antihypertensive agents
Treatment should he individualized, and most patients will require two or more antihypertensive agents
to achieve blood pressure goals.
Increasingly combined antihypertensive agents
are being used in practice to enhance control and improve compliance.
Pending approval, the combination will be indicated for the treatment of hypertension and may be used either alone or in combination with other antihypertensive agents