ASCOT-BPLA studied 19,257 high-risk hypertensive patients on amlodipine (Norvasc), adding perindopril, or atenolol (Tenormin
), adding bendroflumethiazide.
The hypertension treatment is the generic equivalent of AstraZeneca PLC's Tenormin
. Ranbaxy has also received clearance for cefprozil (Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.'s Cefzil) anti-infective tablets.
Atenolol is the generic equivalent of AstraZeneca PLC's Tenormin
63) studied the consequences of this by comparing the use of the beta-blocker, Tenormin
, with three generics.
They include propranolol (Inderal), atenolol (Tenormin
), metoprolol (Lopressor), nadolol (Corgard) and timolol (Blocadren).
Drug Retail/100 Tabs Cost Mark Up % Celebrex 100mg $130.27 $0.60 21,712% Claritin 10mg $215.17 $0.71 3,306% Keflex 250mg $157.39 $1.88 8,372% Lipitor 20mg $272.37 $5.80 4,696% Norvasc 10mg $188.29 $0.14 134,493% Paxil 20mg $220.27 $7.60 2,898% Prevacid 30mg $44.77 $1.01 34,136% Prilosec 20mg $360.97 $0.52 69,417% Drug Retail/100 Tabs Cost % Mark Up Prozac 20mg $247.47 $0.11 224,973% Tenormin
50mg $104.47 $0.13 80,362% Vasotec 10mg $102.37 $0.20 51,185% Xanax 1mg $136.79 $0.024 569,958% Zestril 20mg $89.89 $3.20 2,809% Zithromax 600mg $1,482.19 $18.78 7,892% Zocor 40mg $350.27 $8.63 4,059% Zoloft 50mg $206.87 $1.75 11,821%
[beta]-ADRENERGIC BLOCKERS atenolol $0.11 (50 mg/day) 50-200 mg Selective (Tenormin
) [$1.42 (50 mg/day)] once daily [[beta].sub.1]- blocker.
Por otro lado, esta tomando Tenormin
(agente bloqueador de receptores b del corazon) en cuyo caso al estar tambien en Sulindac, este ultimo puede causar una reduccion en los efectos hipotensivos del Tenormin
Patients were treated with either amlodipine, adding perindopril when needed to reach the blood pressure target, or with atenolol (Tenormin
), adding bendroflumethiazide and potassium when needed to reach the goal pressure.
(11) Beta blockers Acebutolol (Sectral), atenolol Decreases the force (Tenormin
), betaxolol of the heart's (Kerlone), metoprolol contraction and its (Lopressor), atenolol overall heart rate, (Tenormin
), bisoprolol (Concor) thus reducing the and pindolol (Visken) heart's demand for oxygen.
The 28-year-old beta-blocker, sold under the brand name Tenormin
by drugs giant AstraZeneca, is associated with much higher death rates than rival drugs, the scientists say.
Some examples of WellPoint's gold standard generics, which Seidman said are in the drug classes that have the potential to threaten healthcare affordability, include generic Tenormin
(Atenolol) for high blood pressure, generic Mevacor (Lovastatin) for cholesterol and Prozac (Fluoxetine) for depression.
The leadership of the cardiovascular segment continues to consolidate with Tenormin
and Inderal, leaders in the Beta Blockers segment which constitute a 41% market share, and the former continues to be the fastest growing Beta Blocker.
He ordered several diagnostic tests, including chest x-rays, and prescribed Tenormin
, a drug used for the treatment of hypertension.
Commonly prescribed beta blockers include metoprolol (Lopressor), propranolol (Inderal), and atenolol (Tenormin