Heart Failure

Thiazides should be preferred first line antihypertensive agent

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 ...

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