In this article, Freis provided a review and assessment of a new antihypertensive drug, guanethidine. Unlike the older ganglion
blocking agents, this new drug effectively inhibited the sympathetic system without blocking parasympathetic activity, and
therefore had fewer side effects. It soon became the preferred drug for the treatment of the most severe cases of hypertension.
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1965-09 (September 1965)
Freis, Edward D.
Periodical: Freis, Edward D. "Guanethidine." Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases 8, 2 (September 1965): 183-193. Article. 11 Images.
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The VA Cooperative Study and the Beginning of Routine Hypertension Screening, 1964-1980