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Efficacy, tolerability and influence on "quality of life" of nifedipine GITS versus amlodipine in elderly patients with mild-moderate hypertension.

Authors
  • Pessina, A C
  • Boari, L
  • De Dominicis, E
  • Giusti, C
  • Marchesi, M
  • Marelli, G
  • Mattarei, M
  • Mos, L
  • Novo, S
  • Pirrelli, A
  • Santini, M
  • Santonastaso, M
  • Semeraro, S
  • Uslenghi, E
  • Kilama, M O
Type
Published Article
Journal
Blood pressure
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2001
Volume
10
Issue
3
Pages
176–183
Identifiers
PMID: 11688766
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

NI 30-60 mg was shown to be as efficacious and safe as AM 5-10 mg in elderly patients with mild-moderate hypertension. QOL improved compared to baseline with no significant difference between the two drugs, thus confirming a positive class effect for calcium antagonists.

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