Risk of fractures in subjects with antihypertensive medications: A nationwide claim study.

@article{Choi2015RiskOF,
  title={Risk of fractures in subjects with antihypertensive medications: A nationwide claim study.},
  author={Hyung Jin Choi and Chanmi Park and Young Kyun Lee and Yong Chan Ha and Sunmee Jang and Chan Soo Shin},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={184},
  pages={
          62-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND The effect of antihypertensives on fracture has important clinical implications, since antihypertensives are frequently prescribed with lifelong exposure. This study aimed to compare risk of fracture between antihypertensive medication classes and non-users among adults. METHODS Nationwide claim data from January 1, 2007 to December 31, 2011 were analyzed. Among 8,315,709 subjects with antihypertensive prescriptions in nationwide medical claim database in South Korea, 528,522… CONTINUE READING
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