The Alleviating Effects of Medazepam on Psychologically Induced Rise in the Blood Pressure of Essential Hypertensives

Kiyomitsu UENO, Isamu KITANAKA, Noriaki MIZUSHIMA, Susumu MIYABO, Tomoichiro HISADA, Shigeru KISHIDA, Nobuya OGAWA, Shyohichi MIYAMOTO
1977 Rinsho yakuri/Japanese Journal of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics  
The alleviating effects of medazepam on the excessive rise in the blood pressure induced by psychologically noxious stimuli were investigated using the mirror drawing test in 22 patients with essential hypertension. The double-blind study was carried out by the cross-over method. The alleviation of the raised blood pressure during the massed task of the MDT-performance for 6 min. in medazepam-phase was greater than that in predrug or placebo-phase. It can be concluded that the minor
more » ... has an excellent effect on lowering such an excessive rise in the blood pressure which may probably lead patients to unfavorable complications.
doi:10.3999/jscpt.8.17 fatcat:dlocdutmvnc7fgrcj5aus4qtgi