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Table 2 Distribution of antihypertensive drugs among patients receiving monotherapy and among total patients receiving antihypertensive drugs at Zewditu Memorial Hospital

From: Assessment of hypertension control and factors associated with the control among hypertensive patients attending at Zewditu Memorial Hospital: a cross sectional study

Drugs As monotherapy (N = 38) (%) Total sample (N = 225) (%)
ACEIs 17 (44.7) 158 (70.2)
 Enalapril 17 (44.7) 157 (69.8)
 Lisinopril 0 (0) 1 (0.4)
CCBs 13 (34.2) 147 (65.3)
 Nifedipine 12 (31.6) 141 (62.7)
 Amlodipine 1 (2.6) 6 (2.7)
BBs 4 (10.5) 146 (64.9)
 Atenolol 4 (10.5) 143 (63.6)
 Metoprolol 0 (0) 1 (0.4)
 Propranolol 0 (0) 2 (0.9)
Diuretics 1 (2.6) 51 (22.7)
 Hydrochlorothiazide 1 (2.6) 41 (18.2)
 Furosemide 0 (0) 10 (4.4)
 Spirinolactone 0 (0) 1 (0.4)
α2-A
 Methyldopa 3 (7.9) 3 (1.3)
ARB
 Losartan 0 (0) 1 (0.4)
  1. Total number of patients is greater than 225 because some were prescribed more than one class of drug
  2. ACEIs angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors, ARB angiotensin II receptor blocker, BBs beta blockers, CCBs calcium channel blockers, α2-A Alpha2-Agonist