Taking antihypertensive medications at bedtime results in improved blood pressure control and a markedly diminished risk of major cardiovascular events, according to results presented at the European Society of Cardiology annual meeting. Led by clinicians from Spain, the Hygia Chronotherapy Trial randomised 19,084 patients to taking their antihypertensive medication on waking or at bedtime, and ...
Tell patients to take BP-lowering medications at bedtime
By Michael Woodhead
22 Oct 2019