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Efficacy of add-on aldosterone receptor blocker in uncontrolled hypertension.

Authors
  • Sharabi, Yehonatan
  • Adler, Eldad
  • Shamis, Ari
  • Nussinovitch, Naomi
  • Markovitz, Avinoam
  • Grossman, Ehud
Type
Published Article
Journal
American journal of hypertension
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2006
Volume
19
Issue
7
Pages
750–755
Identifiers
PMID: 16814132
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Add-on spironolactone is a highly effective add-on treatment in UH, mainly in patients with low serum potassium levels. Further studies assessing serum potassium as a marker for treatment approach are needed to establish the role of aldosterone antagonists in the management of UH.

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