Example sentences for: anti-hypertensive

How can you use “anti-hypertensive” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Hypertension was indicated by use of anti-hypertensive medication, an average systolic blood pressure over 140 mm Hg, or an average diastolic blood pressure over 90 mm Hg, over four readings.

  • In the sixth report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure (JNC VI), peripheral alpha-1 antagonists are recommended not only as second-line anti-hypertensive therapy after low-dose diuretics and beta blockers, but also for specific indications such as therapy in men with hypertension and prostatism [ 2 ] . Alpha-1 antagonists represent effective therapy for prostatism, and fifty percent of men have histologic evidence of BPH by 60 years of age [ 3 4 ] . The National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey reported that the number of people on any type of peripheral alpha-1 antagonist in 1995 was approximately 6 to 7% of those with hypertension [ 5 ] . About 80% of surveyed physicians would choose these drugs as a first-line blood pressure agent for patients with hypertension and symptoms of BPH [ 6 ] .

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