Investigational drugs for the treatment of hypertension

Alexander M Shepherd

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Several groups of drugs are in development for treatment of hypertension. While some may come to fruition, difficulties with the development of each has limited their potential. The most promising at present appears to be the metalloprotease inhibitors, if the problem of the angioedema can be solved.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHypertension
Subtitle of host publicationPrinciples and Practice
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9780849356001
ISBN (Print)0824728556, 9780824728557
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Shepherd, A. M. (2005). Investigational drugs for the treatment of hypertension. In Hypertension: Principles and Practice (pp. 537-546). CRC Press.