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Doxazosin versus bendrofluazide: a comparison of the metabolic effects in British South Asians with hypertension.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: People from British South Asian communities have an increased risk of mortality from coronary heart disease (CHD). Doxazosin, a selective alpha(1)-adrenergic blocker, in addition to lowering blood pressure, has been shown to have positive effects on glucose metabolism and lipid profiles in patients with hypertension. AIM: We studied doxazosin (1-8 mg) and bendrofluazide (2.5 mg) in patients of British South Asian origin with existing mild to moderate hypertension (doxazosin n = 7...

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Journal:
The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
Volume:
55
Issue:
515
Pages:
437-443
Publication date:
2005-06-05
EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
URN:
uuid:0c53878d-b6bc-4af3-afce-d2d6f8098078
Source identifiers:
122559
Local pid:
pubs:122559

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