Compliance and fixed-dose combination therapy.

  title={Compliance and fixed-dose combination therapy.},
  author={Sripal Bangalore and Anupama Shahane and Sanobar Parkar and Franz H. Messerli},
  journal={Current hypertension reports},
  volume={9 3},
Despite data on the importance of blood pressure control in preventing cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events, only 34% of hypertensive patients have their blood pressure under control. The National Council on Patient Information and Education has estimated that the compliance rate is just over 30% for chronic conditions like hypertension. Polypharmacy and complex treatment regimens have been identified as important, modifiable risk factors for medication noncompliance. Fixed-dose… CONTINUE READING