[Usefulness of sublingual captopril in hypertensive emergencies. Preliminary results].

@article{Melina1989UsefulnessOS,
  title={[Usefulness of sublingual captopril in hypertensive emergencies. Preliminary results].},
  author={Domenico Melina and L. Capaldi and C Tatulli and Carmine Cardillo and Gianpiero Guerrera and Robert Mauro and Vincenzo Musumeci and Lidia Savi and Giuseppe Folli},
  journal={Cardiologia},
  year={1989},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={
          167-71
        }
}
The aim of this study, whose preliminary findings are reported, is to evaluate the efficacy of captopril, administered by a sublingual route, in the treatment of hypertensive emergencies. Captopril has been given by this route to 20 hypertensive patients while these had an ongoing hypertensive crisis (defined as a systolic arterial pressure above 200 mmHg associated with a diastolic arterial pressure above 115 mmHg). Arterial pressure has been measured after 5, 20, 10, 15, 30, 45, 60 and 120… CONTINUE READING

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