TABLE 3

Investigator’s choice of best standard therapy

ClassDrug(s)Dosage (mg/day)
ACEI (n = 5)Ramipril1.25 (n = 1) 2.5 (n = 4)
β-blocker (n = 2)Bisoprolol1.25
ACEI + β blocker (n = 2)Ramipril-carvedilol1.25 + 6.25
Ramipril-bisoprolol5 + 2.5
ARB (n = 1)Valsartan80 mg
ACEI + β-blocker + loop diuretic (n = 1)Ramipril-bisoprolol-furosemide5 + 1.25 + 25a
Loop diuretic (n = 1)Furosemide25
  • ACEI, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor; ARB, angiotensin receptor blocker.

  • a Once every 2 days.