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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