TITLE

Combo HTN product gets final approval

PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Drug Topics;7/9/2007, Vol. 151 Issue 13, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that Exforge from Novartis has received final approval for its combination product used to treat hypertension. The company said that it is the first medication to combine an angiotensin receptor blocker and a calcium-channel blocker into a tablet taken once daily. Two clinical trials studied Exforge in which nine out of ten patients reached their treatment goal of diastolic blood pressure less than 90 mmHg or more than a 10 mmHg reduction in diastolic blood pressure from baseline level.
ACCESSION #
25886310

 

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