High level of circulating red cell distribution width (RDW) and neutrophil/lymphocyte (N/L) ratio may reflect ongoing vascular inflammation and play an important role in pathophysiology of hypertension. We evaluate the effects of nebivolol and metoprolol on the RDW and N/L in new essential hypertensive patients. After baseline assessment, 72 patients were randomly allocated to 5 mg/d of nebivolol (n = 37, 20 men) or 100 mg/d of metoprolol (n = 35, 18 men) and treated for 6 months. Blood pressure (BP), heart rate (HR), RDW, and N/L were measured before and after treatment. BP significantly decreased with both drugs (P < 0.001). Analog reduction was observed for resting HRs (P < 0.001), but metoprolol caused greater HR fall as compared with nebivolol (P < 0.001). After 6 months of treatment, nebivolol significantly lowered not only RDW but also the total white blood cell and N/L (P < 0.001, P = 0.023, P = 0.017, respectively). No changes were observed in metoprolol group. Percent decrease in RDW was found to be significantly higher in nebivolol than in the metoprolol group (P = 0.001) and remained also after correction for confounders (P = 0.012). Nebivolol improved RDW and N/L to a greater extent than metoprolol in patients with hypertension. These favorable effects may participate, together with the BP reduction, at the favorable properties of the drug in hypertension

Fici, F., Celik, T., Balta, S., Iyisoy, A., Unlu, M., Demitkol, S., et al. (2013). Comparative effects of nebivolol and metoprolol on red cell distribution width and neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio in patients with newly diagnosed essential hypertension. JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR PHARMACOLOGY, 62(4), 388-393 [10.1097/FJC.0b013e31829f716a].

Comparative effects of nebivolol and metoprolol on red cell distribution width and neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio in patients with newly diagnosed essential hypertension

BRAMBILLA, GIANMARIA;GRASSI, GUIDO
2013

Abstract

High level of circulating red cell distribution width (RDW) and neutrophil/lymphocyte (N/L) ratio may reflect ongoing vascular inflammation and play an important role in pathophysiology of hypertension. We evaluate the effects of nebivolol and metoprolol on the RDW and N/L in new essential hypertensive patients. After baseline assessment, 72 patients were randomly allocated to 5 mg/d of nebivolol (n = 37, 20 men) or 100 mg/d of metoprolol (n = 35, 18 men) and treated for 6 months. Blood pressure (BP), heart rate (HR), RDW, and N/L were measured before and after treatment. BP significantly decreased with both drugs (P < 0.001). Analog reduction was observed for resting HRs (P < 0.001), but metoprolol caused greater HR fall as compared with nebivolol (P < 0.001). After 6 months of treatment, nebivolol significantly lowered not only RDW but also the total white blood cell and N/L (P < 0.001, P = 0.023, P = 0.017, respectively). No changes were observed in metoprolol group. Percent decrease in RDW was found to be significantly higher in nebivolol than in the metoprolol group (P = 0.001) and remained also after correction for confounders (P = 0.012). Nebivolol improved RDW and N/L to a greater extent than metoprolol in patients with hypertension. These favorable effects may participate, together with the BP reduction, at the favorable properties of the drug in hypertension
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essential hypertension; beta-blockers; treatment
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Fici, F., Celik, T., Balta, S., Iyisoy, A., Unlu, M., Demitkol, S., et al. (2013). Comparative effects of nebivolol and metoprolol on red cell distribution width and neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio in patients with newly diagnosed essential hypertension. JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR PHARMACOLOGY, 62(4), 388-393 [10.1097/FJC.0b013e31829f716a].
Fici, F; Celik, T; Balta, S; Iyisoy, A; Unlu, M; Demitkol, S; Yaman, H; Brambilla, G; Kardesoglu, E; Kilic, S; Yokusoglu, M; Grassi, G
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