Are all fixed dose combinations equally effective in blood pressure control? The analysis of four different fixed dose antihypertensive combinations


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Mesci B., Tekin M., Oğuz A., Çelik S., Kilic D. C. , Sagun G., ...More

PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.28, no.4, pp.613-616, 2012 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Journal Name: PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.613-616

Abstract

Objective: Hypertension guidelines recommend the use of fixed dose combinations as the first Step treatment in patients with stage 2 and 3 hypertension. The aim of this study was to compare,the antihypertensive effects of four different fixed-dose preparations containing beta blocker (BB)-diuretic, ACE inhibitor (ACEI)-diuretic, angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB)-diuretic, and calcium channel blocker (CCB)-ACEI.