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Table 8 Recommended dose, defined daily dose (DDD) and doses with equivalent efficacy of angiotensin receptor blockers based on diastolic blood pressure reduction [42]

From: Blood pressure reduction, persistence and costs in the evaluation of antihypertensive drug treatment – a review

  Recommended daily dose as to SPC Defined Daily Dose (WHO) Equi-effective dose[41]
Candesartan 8 8 16
Eprosartan 600 600 800
Irbesartan 150 150 150
Losartan 50 50 100
Olmesartan 10 20 20
Telmisartan 40 40 40
Valsartan 80 80 160