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


Mesci B., Tekin M., Oguz A. , Celik S., Kilic D. C. , Sagun G., ...More

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

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Title of Journal : PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • 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.