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Performance of blood pressure drug being questioned

A blood pressure lowering drug called Tenormin has been found to be as effective as its alternatives in treating blood pressure but perhaps less effective in preventing heart attacks or death from heart disease. There is yet no concrete proof of this but doctors should carefully analyse a patients needs before they decide which blood pressure lowering drug to use.

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About: Performance of blood pressure drug being questioned

Date: 4 November 2004

Source: webMd Medical News

Author: Daniel DeNoon

URL: http://my.webmd.com/content/article/96/103835.htm?z=3734_00000_1000_ts_02

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