Cassandra Pardini, PharmD, Author at MPR

Cassandra Pardini, PharmD

All articles by Cassandra Pardini, PharmD

Antihypertensive Tx Benefits, Harms Evaluated in Older Patients With Mild to Moderate Hypertension

Antihypertensive therapy reduces all-cause mortality as well as cardiovascular, cerebrovascular, and coronary heart disease (CHD) morbidity and mortality in patients ≥60 years old with moderate to severe systolic and/or diastolic hypertension, according to findings from an updated review on pharmacotherapy for hypertension in older adults. To better understand the effect of antihypertensive pharmacotherapy in older…