Hypertensive patients 80 years of age or older were randomized into treatment with Indapamide with or without Perindopril or placebo control to obtain a blood pressure goal of at least 150/80. Active treatment group showed a statistically significant reduction in several measured parameters, including: the rate of death from any cause, the rate of death from stroke, and the rate of developing heart failure. There was not a measured increase in the rate of significant adverse side effects with active treatment group versus placebo control.
Treatment of Hypertension in patients 80 years of age and older maintains its benefit in terms of both morbidity and mortality..
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