Antihypertensive Agent

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Introduction

Classification

Benefit/risk

  • 238 men 50 years old to prevent 1 MI
  • 227 men 50 years old to prevent 1 stroke
  • 569 women 50 years old to prevent 1 MI
  • 310 women 50 years old to prevent 1 stroke
  • 101 men 65 years old to prevent 1 MI
  • 88 men 65 years old to prevent 1 stroke
  • 294 women 65 years old to prevent 1 MI
  • 120 women 65 years old to prevent 1 stroke

Dosage

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References

  1. Prescriber's Letter 19(1): 2012 Timing of Antihypertensive Medications Detail-Document#: [1] (subscription needed) [2]
  2. The NNT: Anti-Hypertensive Treatment for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Events In Mild Hypertension. [3]
  3. The NNT: Blood Pressure Medicines for Five Years to Prevent Death, Heart Attacks, and Strokes. [4]

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