Chronopharmacology in the Treatment of Hypertension with Diuretics

  • Walter J. MeyerIII
  • Catherine S. Delea
  • Frederic C. Bartter
Part of the ALZA Conference Series book series (ALZA, volume 2)


Chronopharmacology is the study of the effect of timing of drug treatment, in relation to a periodic function such as a circadian cycle, on drug action. In this paper, we will present some preliminary studies in the application of chronopharmacology to the treatment of hypertension.


Blood Pressure Circadian Rhythm Polycystic Kidney Disease Sodium Excretion Primary Aldosteronism 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Walter J. MeyerIII
    • 1
  • Catherine S. Delea
    • 1
  • Frederic C. Bartter
    • 1
  1. 1.Endocrinology Branch National Heart and Lung InstituteNational Institutes of HealthBethesdaUSA

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