Efficacy of angiotensin II antagonists in hypertension.


Advertising claims of superior antihypertensive efficacy of one angiotensin antagonist over another are not substantiated by a review of available evidence from 43 randomized, controlled clinical trials, in which 11,281 patients were included. There were no clinically important differences among the drugs. At initial doses, the mean reduction of diastolic… (More)


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@article{Spence1999EfficacyOA, title={Efficacy of angiotensin II antagonists in hypertension.}, author={J David Spence}, journal={The Canadian journal of cardiology}, year={1999}, volume={15 Suppl F}, pages={33F-5F} }