Analysis of the antihypertensive drugs prescription on the outpatient level

Authors

  • A. Yа. Bazylevych Lviv National Medical University,

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14739/2310-1210.2015.5.53820

Keywords:

Hypertension, Antihypertensive Agents, Diuretics, Angiotensin- Converting Enzyme Inhibitors

Abstract

Aim of the study was to explore the choice of antihypertensive drugs by doctors therapists of ambulatory and outpatient units based on medical and sociological research.

Methods. Sociological (questionnaire), statistical, mathematical.

Results. Among the groups of antihypertensive drugs most commonly prescribed antihypertensive drugs I-grade (answered the question «OFTEN»): diuretics (82.5%), ACE inhibitors (75.5%), β-blockers (68.6%) and calcium antagonists of long action (67.3%), which meets the recommendations of the Ukrainian Association of Cardiologists.

Conclusions. The first choice of antihypertensive drugs for hypertension treatment by physicians of ambulatory and outpatient units was studied.

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How to Cite

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Bazylevych AY. Analysis of the antihypertensive drugs prescription on the outpatient level. Zaporozhye Medical Journal [Internet]. 2015Nov.20 [cited 2024Jul.21];17(5). Available from: http://zmj.zsmu.edu.ua/article/view/53820

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Section

For the physician practice