How is medication used to treat hypertensive adults with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF)?

Updated: Feb 05, 2018
  • Author: Christy Hopkins, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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In hypertensive adults with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF), prescribe guideline-directed medical therapy (GDMT) to achieve a BP below 130/80 mm Hg. [21] Note that nondihydropyridine CCBs are not recommended for treatment in this patient population.


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