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Hypertension

Single Agent May Suffice To Decrease Albuminuria

Using a single drug to block the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS) may be just as effective as using two drugs at decreasing albuminuria in hypertensive patients with microalbuminuria and elevated cardiovascular risks, data suggest. Dual RAAS blockade achieves greater BP reductions, however.

Once-Daily Combination Tablet Reduces High BP

Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., of Parsippany, N.J., the U.S. subsidiary of Japan’s second-largest pharmaceutical company, has received approval for Azor (amlodipine and olmesartan medoxomil), a once-daily single tablet for the treatment of hypertension.

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