Navigation Links
Novartis receives FDA approval of Tekamlo™, a single-pill combination of aliskiren and amlodipine to treat high blood pressure
Date:8/27/2010

s. In the other study of 484 patients, the treatment difference between Tekamlo and amlodipine was 7.1/3.8 mmHg at endpoint.

The single-pill combination Tekamlo works to lower blood pressure in two ways. The Tekturna component targets the activity of the renin angiotensin aldosterone system (RAAS), an important regulator of blood pressure. Tekturna directly binds to and inhibits renin, an enzyme produced by the kidneys that starts a process that can make blood vessels narrow and lead to high blood pressure. The calcium channel blocker amlodipine lowers blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessel walls through the inhibition of calcium. Both of these medicines enable blood to flow more easily therefore lowering blood pressure. The blood pressure lowering effects of Tekamlo are largely attained within one to two weeks.

"Single-pill combination therapies provide a convenient treatment option while supporting physicians in addressing the complex needs of patients," said Alan H. Gradman, M.D., Professor of Medicine at Temple University School of Medicine. "This new single-pill combination demonstrated greater blood pressure reductions than either drug alone in clinical studies and therefore provides a new option to consider when choosing appropriate high blood pressure therapies."

Nearly 75 million -- or one in three -- US adults have hypertension. If left untreated, high blood pressure can lead to stroke, heart attack and heart failure. Tekamlo is not approved to treat or prevent stroke, heart attack and heart failure.

Of US adults being treated with high blood pressure medications, an estimated 31 percent do not have their blood pressure controlled to the recommended target of <140/90 mmHg. Research suggests that up to 85 percent of patients may need multiple medicines to achieve target levels of blood pressure control.

Novartis and Hypertension ManagementFor decades Novartis has been a leader and innovator in hypertension mana
'/>"/>

SOURCE Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Related medicine technology :

1. Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium (MMRC) Partners with Novartis to Advance Phase II Study of Deacetylase Inhibitor
2. Strength and Innovation of Novartis Oncology Products and Pipeline With Potential to Improve Patient Treatment Demonstrated by More Than 170 Abstracts at ASCO Annual Meeting
3. Emisphere Announces Recruitment of Novartis Phase III Study for Oral Osteoporosis Treatment
4. Video: Novartis Vaccines and PTA Battle Flu: Public Health Vaccination Initiative Urges Families Lets Fight Flu Together!
5. More Than 200 Abstracts at ASH and SABCS Reveal Potential Compelling Patient Benefits From Novartis Oncology Current and Pipeline Therapies
6. Video: Data on More Than 15 Novartis Oncology Compounds at ASCO Highlight Progress Toward Targeted Therapies for Diverse Tumor Types
7. Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, The Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation Announce Innovative Diabetes Drug Discovery and Development Partnership
8. US FDA Approves Extavia(R) - the First in a New Portfolio of Planned MS Therapies from Novartis to Help Patients with this Devastating Disease
9. Results In The New England Journal Of Medicine Confirm Novartis Drug Femara(R) Is Superior To Tamoxifen After Breast Cancer Surgery
10. Novartis Enters Into Agreement for Exclusive US and Canadian Rights to Fanapt(TM), an FDA-Approved Oral Therapy for Schizophrenia
11. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation Prevails in Medicaid Pricing Case Before Alabama Supreme Court
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/23/2015)... Jan. 23, 2015  Now available for sale, The Armor1 ... that prevents ankle sprains by cushioning the ankle from ... securely around the outside of any shoe type and ... while still offering protection against sprains. With customers in ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... , Jan. 23, 2015   Leatt Corporation  (OTCQB: ... protective equipment for all forms of sports, including extreme ... neck brace, announced today that the UISP Lega Motociclismo ... requires all riders to wear a neck brace during ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... and BOSTON , January 23, ... drug discovery and development company, is delighted to announce that ... been awarded to Miles Congreve (Vice President of ... and Malcolm Weir (Chief Executive Officer and co-founder) ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:The Armor1 Ankle Roll Guard is the New Breakthrough Solution for Ankle Sprain Prevention! 2Leatt Announces Neck Braces Now Required For Motocross/Minicross Racing In Italy 2Leatt Announces Neck Braces Now Required For Motocross/Minicross Racing In Italy 3Heptares Scientists to Receive the Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize for 2015 in Recognition of Their Outstanding Contribution to GPCR Drug Discovery 2Heptares Scientists to Receive the Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize for 2015 in Recognition of Their Outstanding Contribution to GPCR Drug Discovery 3Heptares Scientists to Receive the Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize for 2015 in Recognition of Their Outstanding Contribution to GPCR Drug Discovery 4
... The new online pharmacy was launched after the company ... there are not enough reliable and trustworthy places to shop ... experience the company has, launching a website that would offer ... matter of time and patience. The new drugstore is bound ...
... AdvaMed 2010 : The MedTech ... of free educational Executive Workshops focused on bringing products to ... risk and global harmonization. The workshops take place at the ... and include speakers from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:New Online Pharmacy RxBuys.com is Launched by One of the Leading Pharmaceutical Companies, Rx Corp 2Medical Device Conference Opens October 18, 2010 With Free Executive Workshops; Full Conference Highlights Latest Industry Trends, Technology Innovations and Keynote Speeches by the U.S. FDA Commissioner, U.S. CMS Administrator, CBS Evening News Anc 2
(Date:1/22/2015)... Padre Murphy's and Owner Tom Boyle in Glendale, ... Health Alliance (PPHA). The PPHA's passion for others' well-being ... NFL greats, treated for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has propelled ... cause in the valley. The most recent plans for an ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 Blue Cross and Blue Shield ... exemplify what it means to “Live Fearless.” , ... to share their stories about how they or someone they ... others by living in the moment. By telling these types ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 ... the issue of experience and person-centeredness in the long-term ... moving towards action across the continuum. The paper, “The ... the Continuum,” engages perspectives and practices of the patient, ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Carinsurancesavings.biz has released ... accidental death and dismemberment insurance . , Purchasing an ... can be very advantageous. This type of rider provides benefits ... dismemberment can be considered a lesser form of life insurance. ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 23, 2015 Recently, Weddingshe.com has ... catalog, and has announced its highest annual revenues in the ... on its popular glamorous wedding dresses. , According to the ... important wedding dress promotions for them in 2015. This point ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Padre Murphy's Holds NFL Retired Players Association Party Star Studded Event With Bud Light and Pro Player Health Alliance Sponsoring 2Health News:Padre Murphy's Holds NFL Retired Players Association Party Star Studded Event With Bud Light and Pro Player Health Alliance Sponsoring 3Health News:Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota to Showcase “Faces of Fearless” 2Health News:The Power of Person-Centeredness in Long-Term Care Explored by The Beryl Institute 2Health News:The Power of Person-Centeredness in Long-Term Care Explored by The Beryl Institute 3Health News:Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Can Be Purchased at Low Prices Online 2Health News:Weddingshe Announces A Special Offer On Its Popular Glamorous Wedding Dresses 2
... University of Rochester, there are several risk factors for development ... young age, massive surgery, and severe post-operative pain. ... by nearly 50% of all women undergoing a lumpectomy or ... armpit and in the upper arm on the same side. ...
... line from a lifeless human embryo. Ethical issues may ... naturally//. ,The study and treatment ... stem cells has raised ethical concerns due to the ... ,Researcher Miodrag Stojkovic said, "The study shows that ...
... a drastic fall in the capabilities of the brain, ... strategies // have focused on tackling such issues; it ... not suffer pain. ,A pioneering effort by ... fallacy about Alzheimer’s and the sensation of pain. The ...
... to enable manifold benefits for patients, but health ... before such drugs are recommended for their patients, ... (GI) morbidities are becoming common fallouts of NSAID ... upper- and lower-GI tracts; this may include even ...
... genetically engineered mice has revealed that the dreaded white ... transplants may also help prevent such damage//, according to ... that when blood flow is cut off and then ... cells called T lymphocytes produce toxic natural chemicals that ...
... and mammals in the form of a primitive version of ... been discovered by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School ... of the adaptive immune system in mammals, where B cells ... immunity in fish, where they found that B cells take ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Post-Operative Pain in Breast Cancer Surgery 2Health News:Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs could cause gastrointestinal complications. 2Health News:Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs could cause gastrointestinal complications. 3Health News:Study Reveals Effects of WBCs on Transplanted Kidney 2Health News:Study Reveals Effects of WBCs on Transplanted Kidney 3Health News:Link between Fish and Mammal Immune Systems Revealed by Killer B cells 2Health News:Link between Fish and Mammal Immune Systems Revealed by Killer B cells 3
Midstream Catch Kits...
... is a portable, noninvasive ultrasound instrument that ... to use, and quickly provides accurate results. ... use the BladderScan® to obtain a precise ... BladderScan® supplies the information that caregivers need ...
... Mobile BladderScan® BVI 6400 calculates bladder ... technology. V-MODE® ultrasound is accurate, fast, ... the BladderScan® measures ultrasonic reflections within ... creates a 3-dimensional image of the ...
... The Titan™ Inflatable Penile Prosthesis ... designed to be surgically implanted ... management of erectile dysfunction (also ... provides the patient with voluntary ...
Medicine Products: