Beta-blockers are particularly ineffective in treating high blood pressure in the elderly, in whom the disease most often takes the form of isolated systolic hypertension, which results from conduit stiffness, a different mechanism than that of mixed systolic/diastolic hypertension.
What does S/D stand for?
S/D stands for Systolic/Diastolic
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An eight-week, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multi-factorial study showed that the combination of Tekturna and amlodipine resulted in decreases in systolic/diastolic blood pressure at trough of 14-17/9-11 mmHg, compared to 4-9/3-4 mmHg for Tekturna alone, and 9-14/6-8 mmHg for amlodipine alone.
Patient systolic/diastolic blood pressures and heart rate were 110/70 mmHg and 102 beats/min respectively.
At admission, the average systolic/diastolic blood pressure was 143/80 mm Hg in both groups; mean urinary protein to creatinine ratio was 1,971 mg/gCr in the telmisartan group vs.
Cost-Effectiveness of Angiotensin Receptor Blockers Decline in Percent Average systolic/diastolic who wholesale Drug BP in mm Hg respond price ** Valsartan 80 mg 8.