African American patients with isolated Stage II
hypertension (e.g. no diabetes, previous heart disease) were
started on amlodipine and valsartan combination therapy, or
amlodipine alone, in a double-blind randomized controlled study.
Blood pressure reduction was greater in the amlodipine/valsartan
group than amlodipine alone, eight weeks after beginning
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