Effects of Atenolol and Hydrochlorothiazide on Blood Pressure and Plasma Catecholamines in Essential Hypertension

@inproceedings{Champlain2005EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of Atenolol and Hydrochlorothiazide on Blood Pressure and Plasma Catecholamines in Essential Hypertension},
  author={Jacques de Champlain},
  year={2005}
}
The antihypertensive effects of atenolol and hydrochlorothiazide were compared with placebo in a randomized, double-blind crossover study, with the blood pressure responses related to sympathetic nervous system activity. Twelve patients with essential hypertension were given atenolol (100 mg), hydrochlorothiazide (50 mg), and placebo as single daily doses, each for 6 weeks. Mean supine, standing, and post-exercise blood pressures (mm Hg) on atenolol (155/94, 152/95, 177/93, respectively) and… CONTINUE READING