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Title: Chronopharmacology in the management of hypertension
Authors: Cassar, Deborah
Azzopardi, Lilian M.
Serracino-Inglott, Anthony
Keywords: Chronopharmacology
Hypertension -- Malta -- Case studies
Hypotensive agents
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
Issue Date: 2011-10
Publisher: University of Malta. Department of Pharmacy
Citation: Cassar, D., Azzopardi, L. M., & Serracino-Inglott, A. (2011, October). Chronopharmacology in the management of hypertension. Poster session presented at the European Society of Clinical Pharmacy Annual Conference, Dublin, Ireland.
Abstract: A poster presentation regarding chronopharmacology in the management of hypertension. Introduction: Chronotherapeutic aspects of antihypertensives allow for adopting management of hypertension based on the medication used and the patient’s background. Different types of hypertension lead to different patterns in the variation of hypertension with time, however the most critical periods in hypertensive patients are the early morning and night time period. Aims: ▫ To test the effect of perindopril and valsartan on the 24 hour blood pressure profile. ▫ To compare the effects of morning vs evening dosing on circadian blood pressure.
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