Hypertension Update
Calcium antagonist is better than diuretic in combination with RAAS drugs 2000 View(s)

Hypertension is a healthcare problem worldwide. It is, so far, unmet need for blood pressure control to target, despite the availability of effective drug treatment. Guidelines recommend antihypertensive drug combinations as a first-line treatment in high-risk patients with severe hypertension, or as an step care for patients not controlled by monotherapy. Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone System (RAAS) drugs are usually the basis for this antihypertensive treatment. Both calcium channel blockers (CCBs) and diuretic are recommended partners in several guidelines...

Anutra Chittinandana, MD. (CON)
Bhumibol Adulyadej Hospital

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