Antihypertensives


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Antihypertensives

Medications used to treat high blood pressure.
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The reason for the disproportionate use of labetalol versus other antihypertensives is unclear but may be secondary to physician preference.
His hypertension was controlled on a combination of two antihypertensives.
Antihypertensive medications are the most commonly prescribed class of drugs in the United States and in 2010 totaled an estimated 678 million filled prescriptions, Christopher I.
MINNEAPOLIS--The risk of hip fracture among elderly patients spikes shortly after starting antihypertensive medications, judging from the findings of a large self-controlled, case series analysis.
The report provides in-depth analysis of the unmet needs, drivers and barriers that affect the global antihypertensive market.
When it comes to preventing atrial fibrillation (AF), not all antihypertensive agents are created equal.
Resistant hypertension is defined as having a blood pressure above goal while on a regimen of three or more antihypertensive medications, or having controlled blood pressure while on four or more antihypertensives.
Dr Ruth Peters, from the Division of Medicine, Imperial College London, said the new findings "suggest a possible additional benefit associated with antihypertensive treatment in addition to the cardiovascular benefits as already demonstrated in this very elderly group.
Pending approval, the combination will be indicated for the treatment of hypertension and may be used either alone or in combination with other antihypertensive agents.
We defined absolute hypotensive events as at least one episode of SBP < 90 or MAP < 60 mm Hg in a patient treated with antihypertensives.
Many of the benefits of the more expensive drugs could be achieved with aspirin and antihypertensives when taking into account a patient's risk of heart disease, Dr Marshall added.
Many drugs, especially antihypertensives and psychotropics, produce additional orthostasis.