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Time to re-appraise the role of alpha-1 adrenoceptor antagonists in the management of hypertension?

Abstract:

The role of alpha-1 adrenoceptor antagonists (alpha-blockers) in the management of hypertension continues to evolve. Recent data support their use as add-on therapy in uncontrolled hypertension when used in combination with all other major classes of antihypertensive drug and there is increasing evidence suggesting that they have modest but significant beneficial effects on lipid and glucose metabolism. The availability of extended-release formulations has contributed to an excellent tolerabi...

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Journal:
Journal of hypertension
Volume:
28
Issue:
9
Pages:
1796-1803
Publication date:
2010-09-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1473-5598
ISSN:
0263-6352
URN:
uuid:7cefc63a-fa0b-46a2-8312-6b2ceaa28dbd
Source identifiers:
122504
Local pid:
pubs:122504

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