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Table 2 Antihypertensive medications prescribed for people with hypertension in rural health facilities, Zambia

From: Prevalence of hypertension and its treatment among adults presenting to primary health clinics in rural Zambia: analysis of an observational database

Antihypertensive Medication Category People with hypertension (n = 26,791)
   n (%)
atenelol beta blocker 477 (1.8)
enalapril angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor 33 (0.12)
furosemide loop diuretic 2232 (8.3)
hydralazine vasodilator 51 (0.19)
hydrochlorothiazide amiloride thiazide and potassium-sparing diuretic 41 (0.15)
methyldopa alpha2 agonist 222 (0.83)
nifedipine calcium channel blocker 2394 (8.9)
propranolol beta blocker 656 (2.4)
Any antihypertensive   4833 (18.0)