Effects of furosemide and chlorothiazide on blood pressure and plasma renin activity.

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Short (2 weeks) and long (12 weeks) term effects of furosemide and chlorothiazide on blood pressure, plasma renin activity, and uric acid concentration were studied in 69 hypertensive patients. Both treatments caused significant reductions in blood pressure and increases in plasma renin activity and uric acid at 2 and 12 weeks in 6) normal renin patients… (More)

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