Diuretics in the Treatment of Hypertension: are They So Bad and are All of Them Equal? Part 2

H.D. Radchenko


This paper is the second part of literature review on the application of diuretics in the treatment of arterial hypertension. There were evaluated the adverse effects of diuretics and possibilities of their prevention and correction. A comparison of the effectiveness of different diuretics in preventing cardiovascular events has been performed. Attention is drawn to the rules of selection and correction of diuretic therapy based on the patient’s characteristics.


arterial hypertension; diuretics; adverse effects; differences between diuretics; rules of selection


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