oa South African Medical Journal - Methyldopa combined with prindolol in the treatment of severe hypertension

Volume 48, Issue 38
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



In a clinical trial of 30 patients suffering from severe hypertension (diastolic blood pressure above 130 mmHg) the combination of methyldopa and prindolol produced a satisfactory drop in blood pressure; a further 2 patients were satisfactorily controlled with the addition of furosemide 40 mg daily.

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