Therapeutics: Hypertension

In our first Therapeutics special our NUH ED Pharmacist Kunal Gohil came down to discuss the treatment of Hypertension.  Kunal had previously joined us to discuss the role of the ED Pharmacist.

The guidelines discussed are NICE CG127.

ACE Inhibitors end in 'pril' - such as Ramipril

Angiotension II Receptor Blockers end in 'sartan' - such as Candesartan

Peripheral Calcium Channel Blockers end in 'pine' - such as Amlodipine

Central Non-Dihydropyridine - e.g. Verapamil and Diltiazem

Beta Blockers end in 'lol' - such as Bisoprolol

Here is the Take Visually for this podcast: