Ranbaxy gets US FDA approval for Lisinopril
Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc (RPI) has received a tentative approval from the US FDA for Lisinopril
is recommended for hypertension, either alone for initial therapy or with other classes of anti-hypertenive agents. It is also used as adjunctive therapy in the management of heart...
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Drug Combinations Putting Seniors at Risk
...blems," Jacobs said. "They are not seeking the advice of their physician on supplement use," she said.
Common adverse drug reactions include:
(Prinivil) plus potassium can elevate blood-potassium levels and disrupt heart rhythm.
Warfarin (Coumadin) plus simvastatin (Zocor) can increase ble...
FDA Faults Drug Information for Consumers
...e researchers evaluated the consumer information provided by 284 pharmacies for two drugs -- metformin, a diabetes drug used to lower blood sugar, and lisinopril
(Prinivil), a medication for high blood pressure.
Seligman said there has been some improvement since the last FDA study, done in 2001, which found ...
Amid Economic Crisis, Express Scripts Offers Easy and Affordable Way for Lower-Income Consumers to Get Six-Month Supply of Prescription Medicines
...0 pricing includes prescription drugs such as thyroid medication
Levothryoxine (generic for Synthroid), blood pressure and heart conditions
(generic for Prinivil and Zestril), and diabetes
medications Metformin and Metformin ER (generics for Glucophage and Glucophage
Study Calls for Greater Scrutiny of 'Off-Label' Drug Use
...ed off-label for bipolar disorder.
Celecoxib (Celebrex) approved for joint sprain/strain, used off-label for fibromatosis -- soft tissue tumors.
(Prinivil, Zestril) approved to treat high blood pressure, used off-label for coronary artery disease.
Duloxetine (Cymbalta) approved to treat depr...
Blood pressure enzyme can have tumor-sensing role
...ein cautions that normally, macrophages make little ACE, so its effects must be seen as artificial. He notes that ACE inhibitors such as enalapril and lisinopril
are taken by millions of people with high blood pressure and have not been reported to weaken the immune system.
However, cells similar to macropha...
Diuretics Best for Hypertension and Metabolic Syndrome
...c chlorthalidone (15,255), the calcium channel blocker amlodipine besylate (9,048), the alpha-blocker doxazosin mesylate (9,061), or the ACE inhibitor lisinopril
Each drug was used to start treatment, and other drugs were added if necessary to control blood pressure. The majority of patients were fo...
Some High Blood Pressure Drugs may Help Reduce Dementia Risk
...ssels that protects the brain from harmful substances in the blood stream. Centrally acting drugs include captropril (Capoten), fosinopril (Monopril), lisinopril
(Prinivil or Zestri), perindopril (Aceon), ramipril (Altace) and trandolapril (Mavik).
The study found a link between taking centrally active A...
Mystery illness takes 18 lives in Panama
...iabetes and kidney disorders. Most of them were taking several treatments at a time.
Health Minister Camilo Alleyne said, “Officials are recalling lisinopril
tablets from pharmacies, hospitals and private clinics across Panama as scientists are testing the drug for toxic agents that may have poisoned 30 peo...