A thiazide diuretic has the best outcomes as monotherapy in hypertension and should be used first line in preference to other agents such as ACE inhibitors and calcium channel blockers, a major study published in The Lancet concludes. In what is described as the largest and most comprehensive head-to-head comparison study of antihypertensive agents, the ...
Thiazides should be preferred first line antihypertensive agent
By Michael Woodhead
30 Oct 2019