more drug combos for uncomplicated hypertension

See the FDA's April 2012 safety notice concerning the use of Aliskiren (Tekturna) with ACEIs or ARBs

You'll use more drug combos for uncomplicated hypertension.

At least 75% of patients need 2 or more drugs to reach BP goals.

Combining two SYNERGISTIC drugs lowers blood pressure about FIVE times more than doubling the dose of one drug.

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