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Background: Despite substantial guidelines on the effective management of hypertension, many studies
demonstrated an underutilization of evidence-based medicine (EBM) for the treatment of hypertension patients.
This study aimed to evaluate the antihypertension therapy and the impact of patientsâ€™ specific predictors on
the utilization of EBM among hypertension patients. Materials and Methods: A retrospective observational
study designed to investigate the prescribing trends and patientâ€™s factors (predictors) affecting the utilization of
antihypertensive medications. Patientsâ€™ factors included age, gender, ethnicity, smoking status, and concurrent
medical conditions. The study was conducted using a purpose-developed data collection form to assemble the
patientâ€™s information. Results: A total of 170 hypertensive patients, comprising 83 males (48.82%) and 87 females
(51.18%) were selected as subjects for this study. The findings suggested that the mean age of our study population
was 59.32 years and 70% of them had two to three comorbidities. It was established that 98.8% of the patients
had chronic kidney disease and 35.3% of them were in Stage V. Diuretics were the most commonly prescribed
antihypertensive class under monotherapy. Conclusion: This study evaluated antihypertension medications usage
pattern and patientsâ€™ predictors affecting utilization of antihypertension medications among hypertension patients.
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