So instead of one blood pressure pill, you now took three. Some of them twice a day.
And people forgot.
So SciDaily says Hey, maybe fewer pills will lead to people remembering to take them.
"Fixed-dose combination pills appear to enhance adherence and persistence to anti-hypertensive medications among commercially insured patients starting treatment compared with single therapy," says Lauffenburger, in summarizing the findings. "For patients beginning anti-hypertensive treatment, clinicians may therefore want to consider starting patients on a fixed-dose combination pill rather than a single therapy."
yeah, like a lot of stuff in ivory towers, maybe they should have had a little imput by docs in the front lines.