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Landmark ONTARGET(TM) Trial Demonstrates Micardis(R) is Equally Effective as Ramipril, with Fewer Discontinuations, in a Broad High-Risk Cardiovascular Population
Date:3/31/2008

iabetes, cognitive decline/dementia, nephropathy, atrial fibrillation and left ventricular hypertrophy.

Treatment arms for the ONTARGET(TM) trial were telmisartan 80 mg, ramipril 10 mg and a combination therapy with telmisartan 80 mg and ramipril 10 mg. All treatments were applied in addition to standard care for high-risk cardiovascular patients.

More than 700 sites throughout Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, North/South America and South Africa participated in the ONTARGET Trial Program. The ONTARGET Steering Committee consists of scientists from McMaster University in Ontario, Canada; Oxford University in Oxford, England; the University of Auckland in Auckland, New Zealand; and Boehringer Ingelheim.

The ONTARGET trial was investigational and was conducted to expand scientific knowledge of telmisartan. Note that the trial included treatment for conditions outside the approved indication for telmisartan.

About Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the number one cause of death and disability globally(4) and is responsible for one of every three deaths worldwide -- an estimated 17 million people per year.(5) CVD causes more deaths than cancer, chronic respiratory disease and diabetes combined.(6) By 2020, it is predicted that CVD will surpass infectious diseases to become the largest cause of death and disability worldwide.(7) It is also contributes significantly to the escalating costs of health care. In 2006, the cost of CVD in the U.S. was estimated at $403.1 billion.(8)

Boehringer Ingelheim and Cardiovascular Medicine

Boehringer Ingelheim continues its century-long history of innovation and commitment to continuing research to further understand cardiovascular disease -- the number one cause of death worldwide. Boehringer Ingelheim has introduced novel agents in the management of hypertension and treatment of secondary stroke and continues to invest in a comprehensive cardiovascular pipeline.
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