Comprehensive Therapy

, Volume 27, Issue 3, pp 209–212

Controlling high blood pressure: A simple and effective approach

  • Edward D. Freis
Original Article

DOI: 10.1007/s12019-001-0016-2

Cite this article as:
Freis, E.D. Compr Ther (2001) 27: 209. doi:10.1007/s12019-001-0016-2


Fixed-dose combination tablets, such as diuretic plus β-adrenergic blocking drug or ACE inhibitor are more effective than is any monotherapy. Other advantages include simple titration, low toxicity and reduced expense which encourage better compliance required for optimal blood pressure control.

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© Humana Press Inc. 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Edward D. Freis
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Hypertension Research ClinicDepartment of Veterans AffairsWashington, D.C.USA
  2. 2.Georgetown University School of MedicineWashington, D.C.USA
  3. 3.VA Medical CenterWashington, D.C.USA