PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CV Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CVTX) announced today that new guidelines, developed jointly by the American College of Cardiology Foundation and the American Heart Association and published in this week's issue of Circulation, state that, "ranolazine may be safely administered for symptom relief after UA/NSTEMI."
Ranexa(R) (ranolazine extended-release tablets) is indicated for the treatment of chronic angina in patients who have not achieved an adequate response with other antianginal drugs, and should be used in combination with amlodipine, beta-blockers or nitrates. The product has not been determined by regulatory authorities to be safe and effective for any other use.
About CV Therapeutics
CV Therapeutics, Inc., headquartered in Palo Alto, California, is a biopharmaceutical company focused on applying molecular cardiology to the discovery, development and commercialization of novel, small molecule drugs for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases.
CV Therapeutics' approved product, Ranexa(R) (ranolazine extended-release tablets), is indicated for the treatment of chronic angina in patients who have not achieved an adequate response with other antianginal drugs, and should be used in combination with amlodipine, beta-blockers or nitrates.
CV Therapeutics' clinical and preclinical drug development candidates
and programs, including regadenoson, which is being developed for potential
use as a pharmacologic stress agent in myocardial perfusion imaging
studies, and CVT-6883, which is being developed as a potential treatment
for cardiopulmonary diseases. Regadenoson and CVT-6883 have not been
determined by any regulatory authorities to b
|SOURCE CV Therapeutics, Inc.|
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