oa South African Family Practice - Beta blockers and their combinations in the management of hypertension : review article
|Article Title||Beta blockers and their combinations in the management of hypertension : review article|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Family Practice|
|Affiliations||1 University of Pretoria|
|Publication Date||Sep 2012|
|Pages||409 - 410|
|Keyword(s)||Beta blockers and Hypertension|
Beta blockers have been prescribed for the treatment of primary hypertension for a very long time. Currently, it is doubtful whether this is still a good idea. In fact, many are of the opinion that beta blockers should be relegated to a fourth-line drug, if used at all, for the treatment of hypertension. So what happened? Why the change of heart? Basically, two issues are driving this new view of beta blockers.
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