Factors Influencing the Relationship Between the Dose of Amlodipine Required for Blood Pressure Control and Change in Blood Pressure in Hypertensive Cats

@inproceedings{Bijsmans2016FactorsIT,
  title={Factors Influencing the Relationship Between the Dose of Amlodipine Required for Blood Pressure Control and Change in Blood Pressure in Hypertensive Cats},
  author={E. S. Bijsmans and Mira V. Doig and R Jepson and H M Syme and Jonathan Elliott and Ludovic Pelligand},
  booktitle={Journal of veterinary internal medicine},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Hypertension is a common problem in elderly cats. In most cats, systolic blood pressure (SBP) of <160 mmHg is achieved in response to amlodipine besylate at either 0.625 or 1.25 mg q24h. The individual cat factors determining dose requirement dose have not been explored. AIMS To determine whether individual cat factors influence the dose of amlodipine required to achieve adequate blood pressure control and to determine whether factors other than the prescribed dose of drug alter… CONTINUE READING
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