Treatment of Hypertensive Crisis Using Beta Blockers Vs Diuretics: Review

Munwah Salah Rushydan Alrushydan, Abdulaziz Mohammed H Hammudah, Ahmed Hamza Mohammedalhadi, AbdulmajeedMualla M Alotaibi, Ibrahim Abdulrahman Ibrahim Alrubayan, Khalid Saud Aloufi, Alhareth Khalid Alhussain, HussamSaeed Alzahrani


Current review aiming to evaluate and the advantage and disadvantage and also to discuss the differences in use and combination therapy of beta blockers VS diuretics in the treatment of hypertensive crisis.  Literature were search on topic concerning the treatment of hypertensive crisis, using biomedical databases; PubMed, and Embase, up to August, 2017.  Patients with hypertensive crises could call for immediate reduction in raised high blood pressure to stop and also detain modern end-organ damage. The best scientific setup in which to attain this blood pressure control remains in the intensive care unit, with making use of titratable intravenous hypotensive agents. Beta-blocker- based therapy, numerous possible randomized trials have recorded that diuretic-based treatment is efficient in reducing morbidity and also mortality in hypertensive patients. The advantages of diuretic therapy have actually been shown to be more significant in the senior compared to in younger patients. The result of diuretics is especially articulated when it comes to decrease of the risk of stroke and also somewhat less excellent with regard to the reduction of the danger of coronary heart disease.

Keywords: Hypertension, Diuretics Therapy, Beta Blocker, Hypertensive Crisis.

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