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Less-Expensive Diuretics Found Superior In Treatment Of Hypertension

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December 23, 2002
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Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
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A major clinical trial of blood pressure medications has concluded that an inexpensive diuretic (water pill) is more effective in treating high blood pressure and preventing cardiovascular disease than newer more expensive medications.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – A major clinical trial of blood pressure medications has concluded that an inexpensive diuretic (water pill) is more effective in treating high blood pressure and preventing cardiovascular disease than newer more expensive medications.


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