The objective of antihypertensive therapy is to reduce the incidence of adverse cardiovascular events, particularly CAD stroke and heart failures.

Here , we discuss some side effects of the Major drugs which is mainly prescribed for the treatment:-

The choice of antihypertensive therapy is initially indicated by the patient’s age and ethnic background.

Comorbid conditions also have an influence on initial drug selection,for example:-

•beta blocker might be the most appropriate treatment for a pateint with angina.

•Thiazides diuretics and dihydropyridines calcium channel blockers antagonists are the most suitable drugs for treatment in older people.

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KRITI Naja Jain 🙂


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