Serum lipid levels in hypertensive patients during captopril treatment.

Abstract

Captopril (37.5 mg daily) was administered to 64 hypertensive patients for 16 weeks. During treatment, systolic and diastolic blood pressures decreased significantly (from means of 164/98 mmHg before treatment to 150/90 mmHg at four weeks and 142/86 mmHg at eight weeks; P less than 0.001), but serum levels of total cholesterol, triglycerides, lipoprotein… (More)

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