Comparison of enalapril and atenolol in mild to moderate hypertension.

  title={Comparison of enalapril and atenolol in mild to moderate hypertension.},
  author={Ariane L. Herrick and Patrick C Waller and K. E. Berkin and Stuart D Pringle and John S. Callender and Michael P. Robertson and J S Findlay and Gordon D. Murray and John L. Reid and A. Ross Lorimer},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  volume={86 4},
PURPOSE Short-term therapy with angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors for hypertension is effective and well tolerated, and compared with beta blockers, may cause fewer adverse reactions. Furthermore, enalapril has been observed to have a greater effect on systolic blood pressure than beta blockers. We therefore decided to compare the ACE inhibitor enalapril and the beta blocker atenolol as monotherapy in a double-blind study of patients with mild to moderate hypertension. PATIENTS… CONTINUE READING

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