Muriel Magenta

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Arterial hypertension shows, in the elderly, particular features and special problems connected with its pharmacological treatment. In our work ten patients, aged between 65-75, suffering from essential hypertension, were examined for eight weeks. At the end of this period, we observed a significant reduction of systolic and diastolic pressure, heart rate(More)
Hypertension is much more common among diabetics than non-diabetics and particular care must be taken in treating both chronic pathologies. It is in fact vital to consider the effect antihypertensive drugs may have on diabetes and its complications. Hence the choice of anti-hypertensive drug for a patient with diabetes mellitus must be preceded by a careful(More)
Ten hypertensive patients (I-IIWHO) were treated for a period of three months with captopril 50 mg + hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg once or twice daily, with the aim of evaluating the antihypertensive effectiveness of this association and the lack of influences on lipid and mainly glucose metabolism. Blood pressure and heart rate were evaluated every month,(More)
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