Efficacy of Azelnidipine on Home Blood Pressure and Pulse Rate in Patients with Essential Hypertension: Comparison with Amlodipine

@article{Yamagishi2006EfficacyOA,
  title={Efficacy of Azelnidipine on Home Blood Pressure and Pulse Rate in Patients with Essential Hypertension: Comparison with Amlodipine},
  author={Toshio Yamagishi},
  journal={Hypertension Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={29},
  pages={767-773}
}
Recently it has been recognized that not only blood pressure (BP) but also pulse rate (PR) assessed in the setting of the patient's home by a home BP monitoring device has higher predictive power for cardiovascular events than similar measurements made in the office setting. In this study, we compared the efficacy of azelnidipine to that of amlodipine in lowering morning BP and reducing PR in outpatients with essential hypertension. Patients were assigned to receive once daily administration of… CONTINUE READING

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