TITLE

2008 - Benazepril plus amlodipine reduced cardiovascular risk more than benazepril plus hydrochlorothiazide

AUTHOR(S)
Rabkin, Simon W.
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;5/19/2009, Vol. 150 Issue 5, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study on whether benazepril plus amlodipine prevents cardiovascular (CV) events more than benazepril plus hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) in high-risk patients with hypertension. The study was conducted on 11,506 patients who had hypertension and concluded that in high-risk patients with hypertension, benazepril plus amlodipine prevented cardiovascular events more than benazepril plus hydrochlorothiazide.
ACCESSION #
41332645

 

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