CAPABLE: Single-dose pill lowered BP, lipids in blacks

Raible, Eric; Messerli, Franz H.
June 2008
Cardiology Today;Jun2008, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p27
The article focuses on the effectiveness of Caduet pills in managing blood pressure (BP) and lowering low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol among African Americans who participated in the CAPABLE trial in the U.S. The CAPABLE trial evaluated the safety of amlodipine/atorvastatin in Caduet pills by drug company Pfizer. There were 374 black patients with dyslipidemia and uncontrolled hypertension in the study. Reduction goals achieved in 48.3 percent of the patients such as BP and LDL control are mentioned.


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