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J Hypertens Suppl. 1993 Jun;11(4):S17-9.

Influence of salt intake on the antihypertensive effect of carvedilol.

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Hypertension Unit, 12 de Octubre Hospital, Madrid, Spain.

Abstract

AIM:

To investigate whether moderate sodium restriction can increase the proven antihypertensive effect of carvedilol, a newly developed beta-blocker with vasodilating properties.

METHOD:

A randomly allocated double-blind crossover in 19 patients.

RESULTS:

Lowering dietary salt increased the fall in blood pressure obtained with carvedilol.

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8104238
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