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n Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa - ASCOT blood pressure-lowering arm - study of effects of two BP-lowering regimens in hypertensive patients with cardiovascular risk factors : drug trends in cardiology

Volume 16, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1680-0745
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Abstract

Extracted from text ... 124 CARDIOVASCULAR JOURNAL OF SOUTH AFRICA Vol 16, No. 2, March/April 2005 Drug Trends ASCOT blood pressure-lowering arm - study of effects of two BP-lowering regimens in hypertensive patients with cardiovascular risk factors Reduced number of deaths, strokes and CV events in patients taking perindopril/amlodipine compared to atenolol/bendroflumethiazide Significant clinical benefits for patients taking a regimen of the ACE inhibitor, perindopril and the calcium channel blocker, amlodipine, compared to the beta-blocker atenolol and the thiazide diuretic bendroflumethiazide, have been found in the Anglo Scandinavian Outcomes Trial (ASCOT). The trial was designed to test the hypothesis that the newer perindopril/amlodipine regimen would ..

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2005-03-01
2016-12-10

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