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Table 1 Antihypertensive drugs

From: Comparative effect of angiotensin II type I receptor blockers and calcium channel blockers on laboratory parameters in hypertensive patients with type 2 diabetes

Category Generic name Trade name No. of cases of monothrapy
    Before PS matching After PS matching
ARBs
  candesartan cilexetil Blopress 289 200
losartan potassium Nu-lotan 154 87
olmesartan medoxomil Olmetec 177 113
telmisartan Micardis 141 91
valsartan Diovan 161 110
CCBs
  amlodipine besilate Norvasc, Amlodin 355 277
  azelnidipine Calblock 46 38
  benidipine hydrochloride Coniel 82 66
  cilnidipine Atelec, Cinalong 41 36
  manidipine hydrochloride Calslot 25 21
  nicardipine hydrochloride Perdipine 17 13
  nifedipine Adalat, Herlat, Sepamit 133 110
  nilvadipine Nivadil 30 24
  others (barnidipine hydrochloride, efonidipine hydrochloride ethanolate, felodipine, nitrendipine and nisoldipine) Hypoca, Landel, Munobal, Baylotensin, Baymycard 22 16
  1. PS: propensity score.