TITLE

Early phase-3 results suggest clevidipine safe, effective for some patients

AUTHOR(S)
Raible, Eric; Messerli, Franz. H.
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Cardiology Today;Apr2008, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports the results of a clinical trial for clevidipine, an antihypertensive drug. Findings showed that the drug was effective in treating acute severe hypertension. The drug actively lowered BP in 19 patients with acute hypertension and 24 patients with renal dysfunction. More than 90 percent of renal and hypertension patients enrolled in the study achieved the target BP through the use of the drug.
ACCESSION #
31654913

 

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