Combination versus Monotherapy as Initial Treatment in Hypertension

@article{Holzgreve2003CombinationVM,
  title={Combination versus Monotherapy as Initial Treatment in Hypertension},
  author={Prof. Dr. med. Heinrich Holzgreve},
  journal={Herz},
  year={2003},
  volume={28},
  pages={725-732}
}
Monotherapy is able to normalize blood pressure in less than a quarter of patients with hypertension. However, for a disease of multifactorial pathogenesis like essential hypertension, a therapeutic strategy employing different principles of actions is most suitable. In addition, combination therapy has many advantages. Blood pressure reduction is improved… CONTINUE READING