antihypertensive

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1 outlines the steps for the use of rapid-acting antihypertensive agents for acute-onset severe hypertension during pregnancy and the postpartum period.
d) Discontinue nonpharmacological management and start combination pharmacological management using two antihypertensive agents
In the present study we have evaluated the efficacy of sildenafil citrate in men having erectile dysfunction receiving concomitant treatment with antihypertensive agents.
Dual-acting combination drugs have been developed because of the frequent need for two different types of antihypertensive agents to control blood pressure.
Our study sought to extend previous knowledge of adherence by determining the rate of first-fill failure for antihypertensive agents prescribed by electronic means, as well as identifying the clinical and demographic factors most closely associated with that failure.
1,2) An estimated 65 million Americans currently have hypertension, (3) and despite the availability of more than 100 antihypertensive agents, only 34% of all persons with hypertension and 56% of those treated reach the blood pressure (BP) goal of <140/90 mm Hg.
For a hypertensive emergency the patient is admitted to the intensive care unit for continuous monitoring, and given a fast-acting, intravenous (IV) antihypertensive agent.
Patients were randomized to receive either valsartan or amlodipine as their first-line antihypertensive agent.
uncertainty about when to initiate therapy, which drugs to choose if a second antihypertensive agent is needed, and when (or whether) a patient is too old to benefit from treatment.
VIENNA -- Mecamylamine, an old, rarely prescribed, truly obscure antihypertensive agent, may be favorably reincarnated as an antidepressant with a completely novel mechanism of action--and vastly greater potential use.
Sankyo Pharma plans to concentrate resources on ethical products provided by Sankyo including antihypertensive agent OLMETEC in order to promote its business in Europe.
If a diabetic woman who is taking an ACEI or ARB becomes pregnant, the drug must be stopped immediately and switched to another antihypertensive agent.
The company said that DUTOPROL is the first and only once-daily antihypertensive agent that contains the active ingredient of TOPROL-XL (metoprolol succinate) plus a low-dose diuretic (also known as a water pill) that provides proven lowered blood pressure at 24 hours.
Despite the steady growth in products including the antihypertensive agent olmesartan and contribution from Memary, the newly launched N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor antagonist for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, sales decline in Ranbaxy Laboratories by JPY15.