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Is a diuretic effective as an antihypertensive?
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Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: Yes
In fact, diuretics are one of the first line medications for patients newly diagnosed with hypertension according to many guidelines.
Of course, you need to discuss the risks and benefits of any medication treatment with your doctor.

In brief: Yes
In fact, diuretics are one of the first line medications for patients newly diagnosed with hypertension according to many guidelines.
Of course, you need to discuss the risks and benefits of any medication treatment with your doctor.
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
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