[A05-09] Different antihypertensive drugs as first-line therapy in patients with essential hypertension

Last updated 25.06.2010

Project no.:
A05-09

Commission:
Commission awarded on 22.02.2005 by the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA).

Report type:
Report

Status:
Commission completed

Department/Division:
Drug Assessment

Application field:
Heart and circulation

16.09.2009

Comparison of antihypertensive drugs: best proof of benefit offered by diuretics

In general, diuretics should be used in preference to any other antihypertensive drug class when it comes to preventing complications

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