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Inpharma Weekly

, Volume 1094, Issue 1, pp 13–14 | Cite as

Antihypertensive effects on quality of life make a difference

  • Gill Higgins
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Abstract

The effects of antihypertensive drugs on quality of life (QOL) are likely to be the result of more than just drug-related adverse events. This was shown in a comparative study of 2 dihydropyridine calcium antagonists that had near identical tolerability profiles. The results of the study were presented at the 8th European Meeting on Hypertension [ Milan, Italy; June 1997 ]. Other comparative studies looking at the clinical, tolerability and QOL profiles of various antihypertensive therapies were also presented.

Keywords

Calcium Adverse Event Hypertension Calcium Antagonist Antihypertensive Drug 
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© Adis International Ltd 1997

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  • Gill Higgins

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