Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Hypertension Drug of Choice in various coexisting conditions

*Best initial therapy= Thiazide
*Excellent treatment of systolic HTN= CCB
*HTN + Recurrent stroke= ACEI, Thiazide
*HTN + Migraine = CCB
*HTN + Raynaud's phenomena= CCB
*HTN + Essential tremor= BB
*HTN + Glaucoma= BB
*HTN + Hyperthyroidism= BB
*HTN + Depression= avoid BB
*HTN + Asthma= avoid BB
*HTN + CHF + AF from ischemia= BB
*HTN + LVH= BB, CCB
*HTN + CAD= BB, ACEI, ARB
*HTN + Heart failure= ACEI, ARB, BB, Spironolactone
*HTN + Osteoporosis= Thiazide 
*HTN + ADPKD= ACEI
*HTN + Pregnancy= M.dopa , nifedipine

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