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Zinc deficiency in mild hypertensive patients treated with diuretics.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6152785     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Mean hair zinc was found to be significantly lower in 20 mild hypertensive patients treated with thiazides for 6-36 months than in 19 mild hypertensive patients who had not been given diuretics for at least six months before study. Mean serum zinc did not differ significantly between the two groups. Chronic diuretic treatment can result in zinc deficiency through enhanced urinary excretion of zinc.
T Mountokalakis; S Dourakis; N Karatzas; C Maravelias; A Koutselinis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of hypertension. Supplement : official journal of the International Society of Hypertension     Volume:  2     ISSN:  0952-1178     ISO Abbreviation:  J Hypertens Suppl     Publication Date:  1984 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-06-25     Completed Date:  1986-06-25     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8501422     Medline TA:  J Hypertens Suppl     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S571-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Adrenergic beta-Antagonists / therapeutic use
Drug Therapy, Combination
Hair / analysis
Hypertension / complications*,  drug therapy,  metabolism
Middle Aged
Sodium Chloride Symporter Inhibitors / therapeutic use
Time Factors
Zinc / analysis,  deficiency*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Adrenergic beta-Antagonists; 0/Benzothiadiazines; 0/Diuretics; 0/Sodium Chloride Symporter Inhibitors; 7440-66-6/Zinc

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