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Can deprescribing antihypertensives be done safely in the elderly?

Deprescribing antihypertensive medications in patients 80 years and over is feasible and noninferior to usual care after 12 weeks follow-up, a UK study shows. Oxford University ressearchers randomised 569 elderly patients with systolic BP <150 mm Hg and receiving at least two antihypertensive medications to removal of one medication or usual care in which there ...

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