The antihypertensive effects and serial changes of serum lipids were observed in 17 patients with essential hypertension, administered daily 30-60mg dose of Tripamide(Tripamol(R)) for 8 weeks. The results were as follows ; 1) After 8 weeks treatment, there is no change of serum total cholesterol, serum triglyceride and HDL-cholesterol were decreased by 3.2mg/dl(-1.9%) and 0.9mg/dl(-2.8%) respectively. The changes were not significant statistically. 2) After 8 weeks treatment, mean systolic and diastolic blood pressure were decreased by 11.2mmHg(-6.8%) and 7.7mmHg(-7.3%). 3) No significant side effect was observed during treatment except of 2 patients of mild headache and insomnia.