Tag: "amlodipine" at medical news
Better Treatment For Hypertension
...tients either received the calcium channel blocker amlodipine
with or without the ACE inhibitor perindopril or the beta-blocker atenolol with or without the diuretic bendroflumethiazide. The trial ran for five years, but it was prematurely stopped after concerns arose that patients taking the beta-blocker and ...
New Drugs For High Blood Pressure Better Than Old Ones
...lder drugs—atenolol and thiazide—with newer drugs, amlodipine
and perindopril. The investigators recruited 19257 patients aged between 40–79 years who had a least three other risk factors for cardiovascular events. Half of the patients were assigned the atenolol based regimen and half the amlodipine-based regim...
More Than ￡500m Wasted On Drugs; MP Blames NH
...t over spent on anti-cholesterol drug simvastatin; amlodipine
used for treatment of angina and lisinopril used for heart disease treatment has been calculated to be ￡382m, ￡26m and ￡106m respectively from 2002 to 2005. During the same period, patents on these drugs had dropped resulting in a drop in the price...
Mylan Wins Its Amlodipine Case With Pfizer
...ent infringement litigation with Pfizer concerning amlodipine
besylate. On February 22, 2007, the district cou...rsal of the decision. Mylan was able to launch its amlodipine
products following a March 22, 2007 decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit th...