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newsGP – Antihypertensives may benefit people with normal blood pressure: Research – RACGP

But experts worry about the potential real-world benefits and harms of putting ‘millions more’ people on these drugs.

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But experts worry about the potential real-world benefits and harms of putting ‘millions more’ people on these drugs.
Study authors say the findings show the need to steer guidance on antihypertensives away from basing the decision solely on blood pressure levels.
The benefits of commencing an antihypertensives in patients with hypertension are well documented.But patients with normal or high-normal blood pressure may also experience cardiovascular benefits in taking these medications.Such…

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