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Vol 10, No 4 (2015)
Review Papers
Published online: 2015-08-28
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Eplerenone in everyday practice — current place in therapy and prospects of application in Poland. Expert Group Consensus endorsed by the Polish Cardiac Society Working Group on Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy

Filip M. Szymański, Krzysztof J. Filipiak, Artur Mamcarz, Beata Wożakowska-Kapłon, Jarosław Drożdż, Andrzej Tykarski
DOI: 10.5603/FC.2015.0043
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Folia Cardiologica 2015;10(4):288-293.

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Vol 10, No 4 (2015)
Review Papers
Published online: 2015-08-28

Abstract

Eplerenone and spironolactone are the two most commonly used aldosterone antagonists — drugs having an important position in the treatment regiments, most of all, of heart failure and hypertension, but also other diseases, such as primary aldosteronism or peripheral edema. The following review article written by experts in the field of cardiology and hypertension is a summary of current knowledge on aldosterone antagonists and an attempt to clarify the indications for their use and determine the position of the two drugs in the current guidelines of scientific societies.

Abstract

Eplerenone and spironolactone are the two most commonly used aldosterone antagonists — drugs having an important position in the treatment regiments, most of all, of heart failure and hypertension, but also other diseases, such as primary aldosteronism or peripheral edema. The following review article written by experts in the field of cardiology and hypertension is a summary of current knowledge on aldosterone antagonists and an attempt to clarify the indications for their use and determine the position of the two drugs in the current guidelines of scientific societies.

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Keywords

eplerenone, heart failure, hypertension

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Title

Eplerenone in everyday practice — current place in therapy and prospects of application in Poland. Expert Group Consensus endorsed by the Polish Cardiac Society Working Group on Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy

Journal

Folia Cardiologica

Issue

Vol 10, No 4 (2015)

Pages

288-293

Published online

2015-08-28

DOI

10.5603/FC.2015.0043

Bibliographic record

Folia Cardiologica 2015;10(4):288-293.

Keywords

eplerenone
heart failure
hypertension

Authors

Filip M. Szymański
Krzysztof J. Filipiak
Artur Mamcarz
Beata Wożakowska-Kapłon
Jarosław Drożdż
Andrzej Tykarski

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