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Intervention Protocol

Blood pressure lowering efficacy of thiazide diuretics for primary hypertension

  1. Vijaya M Musini*,
  2. James M Wright,
  3. Ciprian D Jauca,
  4. Ken Bassett

Editorial Group: Cochrane Hypertension Group

Published Online: 22 JUL 2002

Assessed as up-to-date: 10 AUG 2008

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003824


How to Cite

Musini VM, Wright JM, Jauca CD, Bassett K. Blood pressure lowering efficacy of thiazide diuretics for primary hypertension (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2002, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD003824. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003824.

Author Information

  1. University of British Columbia, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Vancouver, BC, Canada

*Vijaya M Musini, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of British Columbia, 2176 Health Science Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z3, Canada. vijaya@ti.ubc.ca .

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 22 JUL 2002

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

Primary objective:

To determine the dose related decrease in systolic and/or diastolic blood pressure due to thiazide diuretics versus placebo control in the treatment of patients with primary hypertension.

Secondary objectives:

To determine the dose related adverse events leading to patient withdrawal and adverse biochemical effects including serum potassium, uric acid, creatinine, glucose and lipids profile.