Treatment of hypertension from the perspective of an outpatient physician


Authors: T. Švarcová
Authors‘ workplace: I. interní kardioangiologická klinika LF UK a FN Hradec KrálovéKardiologická a interní ambulance, Edumed s.  r.  o., Jaroměř
Published in: Kardiol Rev Int Med 2016, 18(2): 94-96

Overview

Treatment of hypertension in an outpatient department requires a physician who knows the effects and particularly additional benefits of individual antihypertensive drugs and is able to simplify the treatment and motivate the patient to comply with it. The article discusses the most frequently used groups of anti­hypertensive drugs and possibilities of simplification of the treatment.

Keywords:
perindopril –  amlodipine –  thiazides –  thiazide-like diuretics –  combination-dose therapy


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