oa South African Medical Journal - Oxprenolol slow-release with cyclopenthiazide-KCL compared with methyldopa in the treatment of essential hypertension - a multicentre general practice trial

Volume 54, Issue 21
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



Two hundred and thirty-eight patients with essential hypertension from 39 general practice centres were treated in 7 double-blind trial with either oxprenolol 160 mg in a slow-release (SR) formulation with cyclopenthiazide 0,25 mg and potassium chloride 600 mg given once daily, or methyldopa 250 mg 3 times daily.

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