A home blood pressure monitoring study comparing the antihypertensive efficacy of two angiotensin II receptor antagonist fixed combinations.

@article{Bobrie2005AHB,
  title={A home blood pressure monitoring study comparing the antihypertensive efficacy of two angiotensin II receptor antagonist fixed combinations.},
  author={Guillaume Bobrie and Jean Delonca and Cyril Moulin and Alain Giacomino and Nicolas Postel-Vinay and Roland Asmar},
  journal={American journal of hypertension},
  year={2005},
  volume={18 11},
  pages={1482-8}
}
BACKGROUND The objective of this prospective, randomized, open-label, blinded-endpoint study was to compare the antihypertensive efficacy of valsartan 80 mg v irbesartan 150 mg when combined with hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) 12.5 mg. METHODS Untreated or uncontrolled hypertensive adults (n = 800) were enrolled by primary care physicians. After a 5-week open… CONTINUE READING