Question on hypertension management


a hypertensive patient already on one diuretic is not responding adequately, should the next step be to change him/her to another first-line agent of a different class or to add a second agent, such as a beta-blocker? (


Definitely add a SECOND agent such as a beta blocker, ACE or Calcium channel blocker


One Response to “Question on hypertension management”

  1. Ada Says:

    Hello Dr. Fischer,

    I have a question regarding CCS cases.
    When exactly do you cancel NPO in a patient
    on IV antibiotics?

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