Failure to Initiate Medicine in Newly Diagnosed Hypertensives Despite Sustained High Blood Pressure in Nepal: an Under-discussed Dimension of Non-adherence
Hypertension is growing challenge in Nepalese community which is evident from the growing concern from all sectors. Non-adherence to hypertensive medication pose challenge as patients are reluctant to start drug despite receiving physician’s advice. Continuing drug life-long once started, is a fear factor that needs dealing urgently.
Keywords: Adherence; barrier; hypertension
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