In the 1980s, some clinicians voiced concern that diuretics used to treat hypertension might cause potassium depletion, that
would in turn trigger heart attacks in some patients. Others noted that diuretics also appeared to raise cholesterol levels.
Freis and many colleagues contested this view, citing a large body of past and present clinical studies.
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Freis, Edward D.
Periodical: Freis, Edward D. "Adverse Effects of Diuretics." Drug Safety 7, 5 (1992): 364-373. Article. 10 Images.
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Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
After 1980: Changing Trends in Hypertension Therapy