Researchers randomized over 19,000 patients to find the answer to this question. Patients who took their medications at bedtime had less likelihood of having an adverse event. This means just changing the time of your blood pressure medication decreased your risk of a heart attack, needing a heart catheterization, heart failure, stroke or cardiovascular death! In fact “all-cause mortality” was decreased in the patient population who took their blood pressure medication at night.
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