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2014-05-23 16:24:17

OTTAWA, May 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The issue: Pharmascience Inc., in consultation with Health Canada, is recalling one lot of PMS-Losartan-HCTZ due to a labelling error on the blister pack (see photo below). The printed boxes of the product show the proper dosage "Losartan-HCTZ100/25mg," while some blisters or inner packages incorrectly say "Losartan-HCTZ 100/12.5mg." The product is packaged with 100/25mg tablets. Taking more of the drug than prescribed could have serious health...

2012-07-31 06:52:13

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — University of Cincinnati researchers have discovered a new genetic target for diuretic therapy in patients with fluid overload, such as those with congestive heart failure, liver cirrhosis or kidney failure. These results could lead to the first new diuretic therapy in 25 years and could help patients who have a diuretic resistance. Diuretics help increase urine output and help patients get rid of excess fluid when kidneys can´t perform that function....

2011-05-23 07:00:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Data evaluating the long-term efficacy and safety of olmesartan medoxomil, amlodipine besylate, plus hydrochlorothiazide (OM/AML + HCTZ) in patients with hypertension aged <65 years and greater than or equal to 65 years, showed that the triple therapy at Week 52 was both well-tolerated and effective in maintaining the blood pressure reductions seen in the pivotal study regardless of age.(1) The pre-specified subgroup analysis results,...

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2011-01-25 10:34:56

In a review of earlier studies, researchers at National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) found that the drug, a diuretic, or "water pill," called hydrochlorothiazide, lowered blood pressure by only about half as much as common alternatives such as beta blockers and ACE inhibitors. This would make the world's most popular blood pressure medicine much less effective than comparable drugs and give patients a false sense of security, the researchers said Monday to Reuters Health. The...

2010-12-22 15:05:00

EAST HANOVER, N.J., Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Novartis announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Amturnide (aliskiren, amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide) tablets for the treatment of high blood pressure. Amturnide combines the only approved direct renin inhibitor worldwide, Tekturna (aliskiren), with the widely used calcium channel blocker amlodipine and the diuretic hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ). The FDA approval was based on data from a double-blind,...

2010-10-15 06:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that its subsidiary Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. received final approvals from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDAs) for the generic versions of Hyzaar® Tablets, 50 mg/12.5 mg and 100 mg/25 mg, and Cozaar® Tablets, 25 mg, 50 mg and 100 mg, both antihypertensives. Merck and Co. Inc.'s Hyzaar® is...

2010-10-06 15:46:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Roxane Laboratories, Inc. announced today the approval of its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Losartan Potassium Tablets USP, 25mg, 50mg and 100mg as well as Losartan Potassium and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets, 50mg/12.5mg and 100mg/25mg by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Both products are available for immediate shipment to wholesalers and pharmacies nationwide. Roxane Laboratories' Losartan Potassium Tablets USP are AB rated to...


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