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Reducing costs and improving hypertension management.

Authors
  • Stankus, Vida
  • Hemmelgarn, Brenda
  • Campbell, Norm R C
  • Chen, Guanmin
  • McAlister, Finlay A
  • Tsuyuki, Ross T
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Canadian journal of clinical pharmacology = Journal canadien de pharmacologie clinique
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2009
Volume
16
Issue
1
Identifiers
PMID: 19193969
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The present analysis has shown that a simple intervention of converting patients receiving separate ACE inhibitor/ARB and thiazide diuretic prescriptions to a single combination product prescription will produce substantial cost-savings for the health care system and simplify the medication regimen for patients.

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