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

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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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