HYPERTENSION: Quarter dose quadpill combinations: a new therapeutic approach

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Achieving optimal blood pressure with antihypertensive agents in hypertensive patients can be particularly challenging. A major factor in this challenge is poor implementation of and compliance with multidrug regimens. However, a recent study shows encouraging results with a new single pill product that contains ultra-low doses of four antihypertensive agents.

Refers to Chow, C. K. et al. Quarter-dose quadruple combination therapy for initial treatment of hypertension: placebo-controlled, crossover, randomised trial and systematic review. Lancet389, 1035-1042 (2017).

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