This parameter was measured as the time from the first dose of the initial antihypertensive
agent until target blood pressure (defined as SBP <180 mmHg and DBP <110 mmHg) was reached.
In conclusion, the overall findings demonstrate that WELS clearly exhibits antihypertensive
activity as indicated not only by the blood pressure and heart rate lowering effects but also the improved and cleared blood biochemistry.
Major finding: During a median 10-year follow-up, 4 years of active antihypertensive
treatment cut mortality by 9%, compared with controls in diabetic patients.
d) Discontinue nonpharmacological management and start combination pharmacological management using two antihypertensive
The study excluded long-term care residents and patients with conditions other than hypertension for which an antihypertensive
drug may have been prescribed such as diabetes, myocardial infarction, heart failure, angina, cardiomyopathy, and transient ischemic attack.
Participants had to be able to discontinue antihypertensive
medications and any drug that could influence the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone axis.
In the journal-published study, the efficacy of VIAGRA was assessed in 3,414 men, of whom 1,218 were taking antihypertensive
Patients with even mild hypertension or persistent microalbuminuria should consult a physician about the use of antihypertensive
With the invention and application of CCB, ACEI, ARB and other new-generation antihypertensive
medicines, the mortality rate of various cardiovascular diseases sharply declines.
The study results are relevant to public health, given that antihypertensive
drugs are the most commonly prescribed class of medication in the United States, the researchers noted.
The finding suggested that it is the underlying hypertension, rather than the use of antihypertensive
drugs in early pregnancy that increases the risk of birth defects.
European Market for Nutritional Solutions in Immune and Antihypertensive
Hypertension itself is a risk factor for dementia, so it is important to know whether an antihypertensive
treatment has the ability to cut that risk, said Dr.
Well-designed drug combinations counter hypertension via complementary mechanisms that increase antihypertensive
efficacy, potentially with lower rates of adverse events than higher dose monotherapy regimens.
of the Daiichi Sankyo Company, will start selling Olmetec - generic name: olmesartan medoxomil - an antihypertensive
agent in July.