Loperamide therapy in a patient with diarrhea and resistant hypertension.


A 65-year-old man was admitted to our hospital for resistant essential hypertension. He had a past history of bowel resections due to Crohn's disease. We assumed that in this patient insufficient drug absorption might be a cause of resistant hypertension and that even increased antihypertensive regimens would fail to decrease blood pressure. We administered… (More)


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