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Treating hypertension with propranolol (1964)

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: (Published 27 May 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b1019

Fifteen out of 16 hypertensive patients given propranolol for up to seven months have shown reductions of blood-pressure. Propranolol alone may prove to be useful in the treatment of mild and moderately severe cases of hypertension. In one patient experiencing marked drowsiness on methyldopa a change to propranolol resulted in improved blood-pressure control …

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