Impact of Drug Class on Long-Term Adherence to Antihypertensives

Karpman, Harold L.
July 2011
Internal Medicine Alert;7/29/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 14, p107
The article discusses a study which examines the significant effects of antihypertensive drug class on long-term adherence in clinical settings.


Related Articles

  • Patient adherence to BP drugs best on ARBs.  // Pulse;4/20/2011, Vol. 71 Issue 14, p9 

    The article reports on the findings of the analysis made by U.S. researchers that patient adherence to antihypertensive medications differs with drug class.

  • Interventions to improve antihypertensive drug adherence: A quantitative review of trials. Morrison, Alan; Wertheimer, Albert I.; Berger, Marc L. // Formulary;Mar2000, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p234 

    To evaluate the effectivenenss of interventions to improve oral antihypertensive drug adherence, we conducted a quantitative review of trials that tested one or more intervention strategies and included drug adherence as a study endpoint. A Medline search and bibliography review of published...

  • Antihypertensive Medication Nonadherence and Blood Pressure.  // OB/GYN Clinical Alert;Sep2011 Clinical Briefs in Primary, p17 

    The article discusses the study by Rose and colleagues regarding the impact of patient's nonadherence to blood pressure (BP) medication in BP control, which suggests that clinicians should consider a maximum BP excursion to identify whether nonadherence to medication was the cause of BP elevation.

  • The Economics of Noncompliance. Miller, Albert J.; Grais, I. Martin // Cortlandt Forum;10/25/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p117 

    Describes the case of a patient who has been treated for hypertension for 20 years. Lengthy medical history; Medications; Problem resulting from physician failure to 'follow through' on treatment regimes and patient nonadherence to treatment.

  • Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety and Adherence to Antihypertensive Medication. Bautista, Leonelo E.; Vera-Cala, Lina M.; Colombo, Cynthia; Smith, Paul // American Journal of Hypertension;Apr2012, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p505 

    BackgroundNonadherence to drug treatment is a major contributor to antihypertensive treatment failure. Mood disorders could impair the patient's desire and ability to follow physician's recommendations. We evaluated the role of symptoms of depression and anxiety on adherence to antihypertensive...

  • Patients prefer morning administration of glaucoma medication.  // Ocular Surgery News;5/25/2013, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p25 

    The article discusses research about patient's preference for administration of glaucoma medication, published in a 2013 issue of the "Journal of Glaucoma."

  • Patients noncompliant with cardio meds within six months.  // Pharmaceutical Representative;Aug2005, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p11 

    Examines the ability of patients suffering from high blood pressure or high lipid levels to adherence to a drug regimen including both antihypertensive and lipid-lowering medications. Evaluation of adherence to concomitant therapy; Decrease in the percentage of patients adhering from both...

  • Antihypertensive Medication Nonadherence and Blood Pressure.  // Primary Care Reports;Sep2011 Supplement, p17 

    The article offers information on a study that examined the impact of omitted blood pressure medication in a typical patient population.

  • Fifth of hypertensives stop medication in six months.  // Pulse;5/18/2006, Vol. 66 Issue 20, p7 

    The article discusses a study of general practice in Great Britain that reveals that one in five patients diagnosed with hypertension ceases to take their medication within six months. The study further reveals that 29% of respondents were no longer taking their medications at one year and 44%...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics