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New Data Shows 45 Percent of Patients with Stage 1 Hypertension Reached Normotension with BENICAR(R) and BENICAR HCT(R)
Date:5/14/2008

ore aggressive BP target of < 130/80 mm Hg (placebo: 6.9%). In addition, in another sub analysis, the study demonstrated that nearly seven out of ten (cumulative 69%) with stage 2 hypertension were able to reach the < 140/90 mm Hg blood pressure goal recommended by the JNC 7 (placebo: 16.9%). Stage 1 hypertension is defined by the JNC 7 as systolic blood pressure (SBP) of 140-159 mm Hg or diastolic blood pressure (DBP) of 90-99 mm Hg; Stage 2 hypertension is defined as 160/100 mm Hg or higher(1).

"These results are very encouraging as we in the cardiovascular community have been advocating to more aggressively fight hypertension," said Suzanne Oparil M.D., Director, Vascular Biology & Hypertension Program, University of Alabama at Birmingham, lead investigator of the study and President of ASH. "The study showed the ability of a regimen of BENICAR and BENICAR HCT to lower blood pressure beyond 140/90 mm Hg to the more aggressive normotensive target."

In the overall study, both stage 1 and stage 2 patients receiving BENICAR HCT 40/25 mg saw their seated systolic blood pressure (SeSBP) drop a mean of 23 mm Hg from a mean SBP baseline of 158 mm Hg (placebo: -2.6 mm Hg). In addition, more than one in four patients (27 percent) reached normotension, defined as < 120/80 mm Hg (placebo: 1.5%).

Of this study patient population, those with stage 2 hypertension achieved very good results with this regimen of BENICAR and BENICAR HCT. Of those titrated up to the maximum dose of 40/25mg, a cumulative 69 percent achieved a BP of < 140/90 mm Hg (placebo: 17%) while a cumulative 15 percent achieved a BP of < 120/80 mm Hg (placebo: 1.5%). For those with stage 2 hypertension, the average BP reduction for those patients on BENICAR 40/25 mg was 25/14 mm Hg (placebo: 6.2/1.9 mm Hg).

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, affects approximately 73 million people in the United States and approximately one billion worldwide(2,3). Called the "silent kill
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