Blood pressure drugs work far better if taken at night, study shows

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‘Chronotherapy’ benefits of bedtime doses discovered in huge trial

Taking blood pressure medication at bedtime rather than on waking halves the risk of events such as heart attack and stroke, a major study has revealed.

Experts say the findings could potentially transform the way such medications are prescribed, but questions remain, not least why taking the medication at night has such a profound effect.

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