Monotherapy with nifedipine for essential hypertension in adult blacks.

Abstract

Thirty-two adult Nigerians with mild-to-moderate essential hypertension were included in a double-blind placebo-controlled trial matching nifedipine 20 mg twice daily with placebo for 6 weeks. Nifedipine caused very significant reductions of both systolic and diastolic blood pressures in all patients. Blood pressure fell from a mean of 181.3 (SE 3.9)/114.7… (More)

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@article{Fadayomi1986MonotherapyWN, title={Monotherapy with nifedipine for essential hypertension in adult blacks.}, author={Morenike Fadayomi and Kingsley K. Akinroye and R O Ajao and L A Awosika}, journal={Journal of cardiovascular pharmacology}, year={1986}, volume={8 3}, pages={466-9} }