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Classes of Antihypertensives Favored in the Setting of Specific Comorbidities

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Classes of Antihypertensives Favored in the Setting of Specific Comorbidities

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ComorbidityDiureticBBACEIARBCCBAldosterone Antagonist
* Not recommended as monotherapy for HTN, and may worsen glucose homeostasis

Adapted from Chobanian AV, Bakris GL, Black HR, et al. The Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure: the JNC 7 reportLink will take you outside the VA website.. JAMA. 2003 May 21;289(19):2560-72.
CHFxxxxx
Post-MIxxx
High risk of CADxxxx
Diabetesx*xxx
CKDxx
Prevention of recurrent strokexx

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