Combined use of prazosin and beta-blockers in hypertension.

  title={Combined use of prazosin and beta-blockers in hypertension.},
  author={Gordon Stewart Stokes and John Raftos and Robert G. Lewis and Andrew S. Mitchell and D Jeremy and Ginger Frost and I R Thornell},
  journal={Journal of cardiovascular pharmacology},
  volume={4 Suppl 1},
Combined use of prazosin and beta-blockers in a hypertension clinic over a 3-year period was surveyed by means of a computerized record system. Of the 1,250 patients in the clinic, 171 (14%) had been treated with this combination for periods averaging 17 months. Prazosin was administered with a beta 1-selective beta-blocker in 94 cases and with a beta 1 + beta 2-blocker in 100 cases; 23 patients had received treatment with both combinations. Diuretics were given in 86% of cases and other… CONTINUE READING

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