oa CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - More about : hypertension and the elderly patient

Volume 24, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 0256-2170



Extracted from text ... MORE ABOUT contraindicated. Suitable drugs to be used in pregnancy are: ? methyldopa 500 mg 6-hourly ? nifedipine xL 30 - 60 mg daily ? apresoline 25 - 50 mg 8-hourly ? labetalol 100 - 200 mg twice daily; up-titrate to 600 mg if needed. Further reading Fisher NDL, Williams GH. Hypertensive vascular disease. In: Kasper DL, Fanci AS, Longo DL, et al. eds. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine. 16th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill Medical Publishing Division, 2005: 1463-1485. Hoyt DB, Meredith JW. Advanced Trauma Life Support For Doctors. Chicago: American College of Surgeons, 2004: 275-282. Joint National Hypertension ..

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