oa South African Medical Journal - Methyldopa combined with prindolol in the treatment of severe hypertension
|Article Title||Methyldopa combined with prindolol in the treatment of severe hypertension|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Renal Unit and Hypertension Clinic, King Edward VIII Hospital and University of Natal, Durban|
|Publication Date||Aug 1974|
|Pages||1608 - 1610|
|Keyword(s)||Cardiolology, Combination therapy, Methyldopa, Pharmacology, Prindolol, Severe hypertension and Treatment|
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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