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Table 11 Compelling indications for choosing the antihypertensive drugs

From: 2018 Korean Society of Hypertension Guidelines for the management of hypertension: part II-diagnosis and treatment of hypertension

Disease conditions ACE inhibitors or Angiotensin receptor blockers Beta-blockers Calcium channel blockers Diuretics
Congestive heart failure  
Left ventricular hypertrophy    
Coronary artery disease  
Chronic kidney disease    
Elderly, isolated systolic hypertension  
Post-myocardial infarction   
Prevention of atrial fibrillation    
Diabetes mellitus