"Dec. 18, 2012 -- People who can't get their high blood pressure down with drugs may be helped by a new procedure that deactivates overactive nerves in the kidneys, a small study shows.
The procedure is already available in Europe and "...
- Advise patients with underlying hypertension that they require continued follow up for their medical condition, and, if applicable, encourage patients to continue taking their oral antihypertensive medication(s) as directed.
- Advise patients to contact a healthcare professional immediately for any of the following signs of a new hypertensive emergency: neurological symptoms, visual changes, or evidence of congestive heart failure.
Last reviewed on RxList: 1/4/2012
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