In the 1980s, several diuretics common in the treatment of hypertension were widely suspected as causing several dangerous
medical conditions, including hypokalemia (an abnormally low level of potassium in blood) and heart disease. In this article,
Freis defended the use of thiazide diuretics for treating high blood pressure, citing several recent studies that indicated
that they were safe.
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1986-03 (March 1986)
Freis, Edward D.
Periodical: Freis, Edward D. "The Cardiovascular Risks of Thiazide Diuretics." Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics 39, 3 (March
1986): 239-244. Article. 6 Images.
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Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
After 1980: Changing Trends in Hypertension Therapy