Research Capsules

June 2008
Pharmaceutical Representative;Jun2008, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p13
The article presents pharmaceutical research. Results of the Hypertension in the Very Elderly Trial showed that the diuretic indapamide in combination with Aceon can reduce mortality in elderly patients with high blood pressure. Phase III study results indicated that Amgen's denosumab increases bone mineral density in women with postmenopausal osteoporosis. A study revealed the cardiovascular benefits from intensive treatment with Pfizer's Lipitor in patients with chronic kidney disease.


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