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Table 5 Mean changes in serum electrolytes and blood sugar from baseline to end of study for all patients

From: Antihypertensive efficacy of metoprolol XL/Low dose chlorthalidone (6.25 mg) combination: a randomized, comparative study in Indian patients with mild-to-moderate essential hypertension

Laboratory Parameters Visit Metoprolol XL + Chlorthalidone (n = 65) Metoprolol XL + HCTZ (n = 65) P value
Sodium (mEq/L) Baseline 137.84 ± 3.45 138.66 ± 3.46 0.043
  End 139.59 ± 4.33 138.61 ± 3.99  
  P value 0.008 0.930  
Potassium (mEq/L) Baseline 4.16 ± 0.46 4.23 ± 0.54 0.707
  End 3.99 ± 0.55 4.11 ± 0.64  
  P value 0.033 0.110  
Chloride (mEq/L) Baseline 100.81 ± 4.02 101.21 ± 3.13 0.679
  End 100.00 ± 3.68 101.34 ± 8.38  
  P value 0.511 0.938  
Random Blood Glucose (mg/dL) Baseline 111.98 ± 40.20 108.33 ± 37.68 0.510
  End 104.71 ± 26.49 104.51 ± 28.28  
  P value 0.109 0.159