Reduced peripheral vascular symptoms in elderly patients treated with α-methyldopa — A comparison with propranolol

Abstract

A multicentre study of 6–10 weeks duration was performed in 60 ambulant hypertensive patients aged over 60 years to compare the efficacy of methyldopa and propranolol with particular reference to the occurrence of cold extremities and sleep disturbances. Blood pressure was effectively controlled by both drugs being reduced from a mean of 180/108 mmHg to 161… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00548762

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