TITLE

POLYTHIAZIDE AND RESERPINE COMBINED IN THE OFFICE TREATMENT OF HYPERTENSION

AUTHOR(S)
Fishback, David B.; Castor, Louis H.
PUB. DATE
April 1964
SOURCE
Angiology;Apr1964, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p196
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Fifty-three patients with mild to moderately severe essential hypertension were in our of office treated with a combination of polythiazide and reserpine for an average period of twelve months. The combination produced a good to excellent decrease in blood pressure in 51 of the 53 patients. In three cases, discontinuation was required because of side effects. Side effects are discussed, Usually, they were mild. Prevention and control of such untoward manifestations are described. It is the opinion of the investigators that a polythiazide-reserpine combination constitutes an effective, relatively safe office treatment of essential hypertension.
ACCESSION #
16371738

 

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