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Drugs for Hypertension
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Revised 6/24/14: Valturna has been deleted from Table 7 because it is no longer available.
Most recent guidelines recommend a BP goal of 140/90 mm Hg. For patients ≥60 years old without diabetes or chronic kidney disease, one guideline recommends 150/90 mm Hg both as the drug treatment initiation threshold and treatment target; this higher target is controversial, except in patients ≥80 ... more      
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