n Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa - PERSUADE ... (a EUROPA sub-study) ... results : drug trends in cardiology
|Article Title||PERSUADE ... (a EUROPA sub-study) ... results : drug trends in cardiology|
|© Publisher:||Clinics Cardive Publishing|
|Journal||Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa|
|Publication Date||May 2004|
Extracted from text ... The long-acting ACE inhibitor perindopril (Coversyl(r)) appears to reduce the risk of cardiovascular death and heart attacks in diabetic patients with stable coronary disease already receiving standard preventive therapy. This is according to results from PERSUADE1 (PERindopril SUb study in coronary Artery disease and Diab-Etics), a substudy of the EUROPA study, announced recently at the Ameri can College of Cardiology (ACC) annual congress. PERSUADE assessed the 1 502 diabetic patients with stable coronary disease from the landmark EUROPA study, published in the Lancet last year.2 They were randomised to perindopril 8 mg once daily or placebo, in addition to standard preventive ..
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