Combination therapy for hypertension

February 2009
Travel Medicine Advisor;Feb2009 Supplement, p1
The article discusses the different drug combinations to antidotes converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor for treatment of hypertension in patients at risk for cardiovascular disease. Based on research conducted in several medical schools in the U.S. and Sweden, the combination of ACE inhibitor- benazepril and calcium channel blocker amlodipine is superior to the combination of benazepril and diuretic- hydrochlorothiazide in reducing risk of cardiovascular attacks to patients hypertension.


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