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Evaluating the safety and effectiveness of a four-in-one blood pressure pill early-on in patients with hypertension.

Evaluating the safety and effectiveness of a four-in-one blood pressure pill early-on in patients with hypertension.

Posted by on Dec 19, 2021 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated whether a single blood pressure (BP) pill containing 4 drugs (quadpill) at quarter doses is more effective than the standard dose of a single drug as initial treatment in patients with hypertension. The data showed that a quadpill was safe and more effective in getting BP under control than the standard...

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Looking for patients with hypertension and chronic kidney disease to test a new drug

Posted by on Jan 27, 2019 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This phase 2 trial will investigate the safety and effectiveness of KBP-5074 for the treatment of hypertension. The main outcome will be a change in blood pressure after 84 days. The details Hypertension or high blood pressure is a serious condition. It can lead to major cardiac events such as stroke, heart attack or death....

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Managing hypertension: how effective is fixed dose combination of amlodipine/valsartan?

Posted by on Dec 15, 2018 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated a fixed-dose combination of amlodipine and valsartan (AML/VAL) for the treatment of hypertension. They found that AML/VAL reduced blood pressure in patients with poor response to VAL alone. Some background Hypertension or high blood pressure (BP) is a common condition. Managing BP levels in patients with...

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The effects of different types of diuretics in treatment of hypertension

Posted by on Jun 27, 2016 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the effect of thiazide-type (TT) and thiazide-like (TL) diuretics on heart failure, cardiovascular events (CVEs, such as heart attacks and strokes) and mortality in adults with hypertension. The authors concluded that patients receiving TL diuretics were less likely to experience cardiovascular events and heart failure...

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Renal Denervation or Medication: which is most effective for the treatment of resistant high blood pressure?

Posted by on Feb 1, 2016 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This paper compared the effect of renal denervation to medication alone in patients with resistant high blood pressure. The authors concluded that renal denervation and intensified medical treatment is similar have similar effects on blood pressure. Some background Resistant hypertension is high blood pressure which cannot be...

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Controlling blood pressure in elderly patients

Posted by on Jan 18, 2016 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This paper compared the effect of zofenopril or irbesartan (Avapro) plus a thiazide diuretic on blood pressure in arteries of elderly patients. A combination of a thiazide diuretic plus zofenopril or irbesartan was found to be effective in lowering blood pressure.  Some background Systolic blood pressure is the blood pressure...

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