Effects of beta blockers and other antihypertensive drugs on cardiovascular risk.


The treatment of high blood pressure with beta-blocking and other antihypertensive agents has been associated with a decrease in the incidence of stroke, progression of hypertension, heart failure, left ventricular hypertrophy, retinopathy and renal failure. Although hypertension increases the risk for developing coronary disease, the risk is heightened… (More)