Polytherapy with two or more antihypertensive drugs to lower blood pressure in elderly Ontarians. Room for improvement.

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BACKGROUND Although guidelines now recommend polytherapy to achieve blood pressure targets, little is know about which antihypertensive drugs are combined in clinical practice. OBJECTIVE To examine current practices for the coprescribing of antihypertensive agents. METHODS A population-based cohort study was performed using linked administrative… (More)

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@article{Campbell2007PolytherapyWT, title={Polytherapy with two or more antihypertensive drugs to lower blood pressure in elderly Ontarians. Room for improvement.}, author={Norman R C Campbell and Finlay Aleck McAlister and Minh L Duong-Hua and Karen Tu}, journal={The Canadian journal of cardiology}, year={2007}, volume={23 10}, pages={783-7} }