Propranolol versus chlorthalidone--a prospective therapeutic trial in children with chronic hypertension.

  • H Bachmann
  • Published 1984 in Helvetica paediatrica acta

Abstract

A prospective study of propranolol versus chlorthalidone has been performed in eleven patients with renal hypertension and one with essential hypertension. The patients were treated for 4 to 6 weeks consecutively. Both drugs proved to be effective in lowering elevated systolic and diastolic blood pressure. The mean blood pressure decreased by 22.3 mm Hg in… (More)

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