What are the acceptable alternative therapies to a thiazide-type diuretic in patients with hypertension (high blood pressure)?

Updated: Feb 22, 2019
  • Author: Matthew R Alexander, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Eric H Yang, MD  more...
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Drugs such as angiotensin converting enzyme  inhibitors(ACEIs), calcium channel blockers (CCBs), angiotensin-receptor blockers (ARBs), beta-blockers, and diuretics are all considered acceptable alternative therapies in patients with hypertension. [5]


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