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Two types of blood pressure meds prevent heart events equally, but side effects differ

heart.org
 2021-07-26

Cover picture for the articleIn an analysis of almost 3 million patients taking a single high blood pressure medication for the first time, angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) were as good as angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors at preventing cardiovascular events linked to hypertension, including heart attack, stroke and heart failure. 51 possible side effects and...

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B.K.
07-27

That's what happens when the patent runs out after 7 years. They tweak the new drug a little, call it something else and make it cheaper. New side effects result.

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Randy Hamilton
07-26

at beginning in end of day all medication going have side effects ( but they or setup ( kill off black ppl 💯) white ppl 👹👹👹👹

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