Efficacy of folic acid and enalapril combined therapy on reduction of blood pressure and plasma glucose: a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, parallel-controlled, clinical trial.

@article{Mao2008EfficacyOF,
  title={Efficacy of folic acid and enalapril combined therapy on reduction of blood pressure and plasma glucose: a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, parallel-controlled, clinical trial.},
  author={Guangyun Mao and Xiumei Hong and Houxun Xing and Ping Liu and Haipeng Liu and Yunxian Yu and Shanchun Zhang and Shanqun Jiang and Xiaobin Wang and Xiping Xu},
  journal={Nutrition},
  year={2008},
  volume={24 11-12},
  pages={
          1088-96
        }
}
  • Guangyun Mao, Xiumei Hong, +7 authors Xiping Xu
  • Published in Nutrition 2008
  • Medicine
  • OBJECTIVE We compared the efficacy of folic acid (FA) plus enalapril with enalapril alone on the reduction of blood pressure (BP) and fasting plasma glucose (FPG) in adult Chinese hypertensive patients. METHODS Four hundred eighty subjects with mild to moderate BP were randomly assigned to one of three treatment groups: 1) 10 mg of enalapril (control group), 2) 10 mg of enalapril plus 0.4 mg of FA (low-FA group), or 3) 10 mg of enalapril plus 0.8 mg of FA (high-FA group) daily for 8 wk… CONTINUE READING

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