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Novartis has presented new clinical data which showed that the first-in-class direct renin inhibitor Rasilez, known as Tekturna in the US, provides significantly greater blood pressure reductions in patients with high blood pressure aged 65 and over, compared to the angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor ramipril.
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals has reported primary results from the Transcend trial, which showed that treatment with Micardis 80mg in patients receiving current standard of care resulted in an 8% reduction in the composite endpoint of cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction, stroke and hospitalization for congestive heart failure.
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Glenmark Generics, a subsidiary of Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, has received ANDA approval from the FDA for Trandolapril tablets USP 1mg, 2mg and 4mg and will immediately commence marketing and distribution of these products in the US market.
Telmisartan is as effective as ramipril in reducing cardiovascular death
CHICAGO, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Interim results from the ACCOMPLISH (Avoiding Cardiovascular Events through COMbination Therapy in Patients LIving with Systolic Hypertension) trial demonstrate that high-risk, high blood pressure patients treated with Lotrel(R) (amlodipine besylate and benazepril HCl) had 20% fewer cardiovascular events than those taking a benazepril and hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) combination.
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A British study confirming the safety of the drug Lisinopril could help people who have suffered a stroke. High blood pressure is common immediately after a stroke and such patients tend to have a worse outcome than those with normal blood pressure.
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