The effects of amlodipine compared to losartan in patients with mild to moderately severe hypertension Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Amlodipine
  • Antihypertensive Agents
  • Calcium Channel Blockers
  • Hypertension
  • Losartan

abstract

  • The calcium channel blocker amlodipine and angiotensin II receptor blocker losartan, with or without hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ), were compared for the treatment of mild to moderate hypertension in a multicenter, double-blind, parallel-group clinical trial. Following a 2-week placebo run-in, 440 adults (45-80 years old) were randomized to receive either amlodipine 5 mg once daily or losartan 50 mg once daily. Patients who failed to meet the sitting diastolic blood pressure (BP) reduction goal of

publication date

  • January 2003

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 12556649

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 17

end page

  • 23

volume

  • 5

number

  • 1