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Which of Doxazosin, Atenolol, Trandolapril and HCTZ cannot be used by a heart patient?

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Posted on Fri, 13 May 2016
Question: according to recommendations found in JNC 8, all of the following medications are designated as having a compelling indication for use in the person with high cardiovascular disease risk except?
out of doxazosin, atenolol, trandolapril and HCTZ, the correct answer is doxazosin correct?
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Answered by Dr. Ilir Sharka (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Doxazosin is not included in these recommendations.

Detailed Answer:
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Welcome and thank you for asking on HCM!

According to the JNC 8 recommendations ACEI (including trandolapril), Thiazide diuretics (including HCTZ) and beta blockers (including atenolol) are included.

Only doxazosin is not included.

Hope you will find this answer helpful!

Kind regards,

Dr. Iliri
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Which of Doxazosin, Atenolol, Trandolapril and HCTZ cannot be used by a heart patient?

Brief Answer: Doxazosin is not included in these recommendations. Detailed Answer: Hello! Welcome and thank you for asking on HCM! According to the JNC 8 recommendations ACEI (including trandolapril), Thiazide diuretics (including HCTZ) and beta blockers (including atenolol) are included. Only doxazosin is not included. Hope you will find this answer helpful! Kind regards, Dr. Iliri