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Diupres (Reserpine / Chlorothiazide) - Summary



This fixed combination drug is not indicated for initial therapy of hypertension. Hypertension requires therapy titrated to the individual patient. If the fixed combination represents the dosage so determined, its use may be more convenient in patient management. The treatment of hypertension is not static, but must be re-evaluated as conditions in each patient warrant.




DIUPRES combines two antihypertensives: DIURIL (Chlorothiazide) and reserpine.

DIUPRES (reserpine/chlorothiazide) is indicated for the following:

Hypertension (see box warning).

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Media Articles Related to Diupres (Reserpine / Chlorothiazide)

Isolated Systolic Hypertension in Young Adults Ups CVD Risk
Source: theheart.org | Medscape Cardiology Headlines [2015.01.30]
In younger and middle-aged adults, isolated systolic hypertension is not "benign," as many may have thought until now, new research shows.

New hypertension guidelines could save lives and money
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2015.01.30]
Increased treatment of severe hypertension particularly cost-effectiveFull implementation of new hypertension guidelines could prevent 56,000 cardiovascular disease events (mostly heart attacks...

Looser Hypertension Guidelines Could Still Save Lives, $$ (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular [2015.01.30]
(MedPage Today) -- Even the less aggressive 2014 targets would be better than the status quo, study shows.

Alcohol Boosts Stroke Risk More Than Do Hypertension, Diabetes
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2015.01.29]
Consuming more than two alcoholic drinks a day was a stronger predictor of stroke in early old age than were the traditional risk factors of hypertension or diabetes.
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Insomnia With Daytime Hyperarousal Linked to Hypertension
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2015.01.29]
Researchers report further evidence that insomnia itself, without sleep apnea, is associated with the development of hypertension.
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