Concomitant calcium entry blockade and inhibition of the renin-angiotensin system: a rational and effective means for treating hypertension.


Pharmacological treatment of hypertension is effective in preventing cardiovascular and renal complications. Calcium antagonists (CAs) and blockers of the renin-angiotensin system [angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and angiotensin II antagonists (ARBs)] are widely used today to initiate antihypertensive treatment but, when given as monotherapy… (More)
DOI: 10.3317/jraas.2008.007


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