A NEW BASE LINE FOR THE EVALUATION OF ANTIHYPERTENSIVES
- Millions of mild hypertensives. // British Medical Journal;10/18/1980, Vol. 281 Issue 6247, p1024
Examines the treatment for mild hypertensive in Great Britain. Management of blood pressure levels; Cautions on the fatal and non-fatal complications; Efficacy of drugs as treatment.
- Antihypertensive agent. // Geriatrics;Apr97, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p36
Presents information about valsatran (Diovan), an angiotensin II receptor blocker which has been approved for the treatment of hypertension. Similarity of valsatran in placebo; Recommended dosage for taking valsatran; Occurrence of antihypertensive effect; Adverse reactions of valsatran.
- The value of 24-h blood pressure monitoring to assess the efficacy of antihypertensive drug treatment. O'Brien, Eoin // Hot Topics in Hypertension;2011, Vol. 4 Issue 12, p7
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) in pharmacological trials has evolved over the years. It is now evident that its advantages greatly outweigh the limitations arising from BP measurements taken in the clinic. While early studies of antihypertensive drugs were restricted by the need for...
- Association between prescription burden and medication adherence in patients initiating antihypertensive and lipid-lowering therapy. Benner, Joshua S.; Chapman, Richard H.; Petrilla, Allison A.; Tang, Simon S. K.; Rosenberg, Noah; Schwartz, J. Sanford // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;8/15/2009, Vol. 66 Issue 16, p1471
Purpose. The association between prescription burden and medication adherence in patients initiating antihypertensive and lipid-lowering therapy was studied. Methods. Patients enrolled in managed care organizations who initiated antihypertensive therapy coincident with lipid-lowering therapy (no...
- Efficacy and sustainability of 24-h blood pressure control: focus on olmesartan-driven products. Verdecchia, Paolo // Hot Topics in Hypertension;2011, Vol. 4 Issue 12, p25
Effective and sustained control of blood pressure (BP) is crucial in preventing organ damage and cardiovascular (CV) complications from hypertension. However, only a minority of treated patients with hypertension achieve adequate BP control. This picture is complicated by the inherent...
- Randomised controlled trial of treatment for mild hypertension: design and pilot trial. // British Medical Journal;6/4/77, Vol. 1 Issue 6074, p1437
Presents a design and pilot trial for treating mild and moderate hypertension. Efficacy of drug treatment for hypertension; Determination on the effect of antihypertensive treatment in adults of either sex; Benefits of antihypertensive treatment.
- Increasing the Dietary Potassium Intake Reduces the Need for Antihypertensive Medication. // Annals of Internal Medicine;11/15/91, Vol. 115 Issue 10, p753
Presents a study which determined whether an increase in dietary potassium intake from natural foods reduces the need for antihypertensive medication in patients with essential hypertension. Methods; Drug therapy protocols; Results; Discussion; Conclusion.
- More physicians favoring newer antihypertensives: Is there good reason? // Geriatrics;Jun95, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p20
Reports on the trend towards the use of newer antihypertensives by physicians in the United States. Decrease in prescription of diuretics; Increase in prescriptions for calcium channel blockers; Effectivity.
- UK supply must be restored. Turtle, Emma J.; Webb, David J.; Morrison, Emma E. // BMJ: British Medical Journal;5/18/2013, Vol. 346 Issue 7908, p23
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Hypertension: clinical management of primary hypertension in adults," by National Institute for Health and Care Evidence in the 2011 issue.