This activity is part of the Frankly Speaking with Dr. Frank Domino podcast series.

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When Is the Best Time to Take Blood Pressure Medications? - Frankly Speaking Ep 337Guest: Alan M. Ehrlich MD, FAAFP
Music Credit: Richard Onorato

There has been uncertainty as to the best time for patients to take blood pressure medications. Tune in as we review the Treatment in Morning versus Evening (TIME) study, which assessed whether morning or evening dosing improves cardiovascular outcomes.

Episode references and resource links: 

  • Mackenzie IS, Rogers A, Poulter NR, et al. Cardiovascular outcomes in adults with hypertension with evening versus morning dosing of usual antihypertensives in the UK (TIME study): a prospective, randomized, open-label, blinded-endpoint clinical trial. Lancet. 2022;400(10361):1417-1425. 
 

 

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Release Date: 7/17/2023

Expiration Date: 7/17/2025

Learning Objectives

  • Explain how the timing of taking blood pressure medications affects blood pressure control 
  • Outline ways to advise patients when clinical trial data are conflicting
     

Faculty

Frank J. Domino, MD

Professor, Family Medicine and Community Health,
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

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Alan M. Ehrlich, MD, FAAFP

Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School,
Executive Editor, DynaMed 

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Frank J. Domino, MD: Has disclosed no relevant financial relationships. 

Alan M. Ehrlich MD, FAAFP: Has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.


Non-faculty contributors involved in the planning, development, editing, and review of the content have disclosed no relevant financial relationships. 

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When Is the Best Time to Take Blood Pressure Medications? - Frankly Speaking Ep 337

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