TITLE

CLINICAL EFFECTIVENESS OF FOUR HYPOTENSIVE PREPARATIONS

AUTHOR(S)
Clark, Thomas E.; Cross, Charles J.
PUB. DATE
May 1965
SOURCE
Angiology;May1965, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p238
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The clinical effectiveness of a well known sedative, butabarbital, alone and in combination with hydrochlorothiazide and/or reserpine in the treatment of hypertensive heart disease has been evaluated. A clinical impression has been obtained that these preparations are effective agents in a significant number of patients. The results show a generally superior response both in antianxiety and antihypertensive effects. Although the role of the barbiturate has not been scientifically established, there is a clinical impression that it adds to the therapeutic usefulness of an antihypertensive preparation. The combination appears to gave a latitude of therapy for the various grades of essential hypertension which would not be possible with a single preparation.
ACCESSION #
16358460

 

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