TITLE

Exforge HCT

PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Pharmaceutical Representative;Aug2009, Vol. 39 Issue 8, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports the approval given to Novartis AG' Exforge HCT (amlodipine/valsartan/hydrochlorothiazide), a drug that treats blood pressure. It notes the effectivity of the drug, along with the combination of three medications such as calcium channel blocker, angiotensin receptor blocker, and diuretic. The company claims that the drug is a new option for patients who have tried other medications, but failed.
ACCESSION #
43637426

 

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