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International Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Research


Lipid profile in hypertensive patients under diuretic therapy


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Author Details : Binny Sarai, NP Singh

Volume : 3, Issue : 4, Year : 2016

Article Page : 417-420


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Abstract

Hypertension is a major health hazard of present day life and is a leading cause of global burden of disease. There is close association of hypertensive patient with dislipidemia. Low dose thiazide diuretics are used as first line agents alone or in combination with other antihypertensive drugs. Thiazide and loop diuretics increase triglycerides, total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol and VLDL cholesterol.

Keywords:
Hypertension, Lipid Profile, Triglyceride, HDL, LDL, VLDL, Total Cholestrol, Diuretics

How to cite : Sarai B, Singh N, Lipid profile in hypertensive patients under diuretic therapy. Int J Clin Biochem Res 2016;3(4):417-420

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