Hypertension in the elderly: a study of a combination of atenolol and nifedipine.

@article{Duckett1990HypertensionIT,
  title={Hypertension in the elderly: a study of a combination of atenolol and nifedipine.},
  author={G K Duckett and B K Cheadle},
  journal={The British journal of clinical practice},
  year={1990},
  volume={44 2},
  pages={52-4}
}
The antihypertensive effects and tolerability of a once-daily, fixed combination of atenolol 50 mg and nifedipine retard 20 mg ('Nif-Ten') were monitored in a 12-month open study in 30 elderly hypertensive patients, whose blood pressure was inadequately controlled after four weeks treatment with atenolol 50 mg once daily. Sitting (and standing) blood pressure and heart rate one to four hours after dosing were recorded at entry (191/95 mmHg) and at the end of the run-in period (186/93 mmHg… CONTINUE READING