Combining drugs that lower blood pressure and cholesterol could do more to prevent stroke


eMediNexus    04 February 2018

Taking daily doses of two blood pressure drugs (fixed dose candesartan and hydrochlorothiazide) along with a cholesterol-lowering drug (low-dose rosuvastatin) reduced first-time strokes by 44% among patients at intermediate risk for heart disease, according to research presented January 25, 2018 at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2018 at Los Angeles.

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