n Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa - Teveten(R) (eprosartan) reduces future risk in hypertensive stroke patients : drug trends in cardiology
|Article Title||Teveten(R) (eprosartan) reduces future risk in hypertensive stroke patients : drug trends in cardiology|
|© Publisher:||Clinics Cardive Publishing|
|Journal||Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Sep 2004|
|Pages||255 - 256|
Extracted from text ... The established antihypertensive agent Teveten(r) (eprosartan) has now been shown to offer effective protection against cerebrovascular and cardiovascular events in hypertensive patients with a previous stroke, over and above that offered by blood pressure reduction. Initial results from the landmark MOSES* study, presented by Professor Joachim Schrader at the XXVI Congress of the European Society of Cardiology in Munich, showed that blood pressure was equally well controlled when hypertensive patients with a history of stroke were treated with either eprosartan-based or nitrendipinebased therapies. However, there was a significant reduction of 20% in the primary endpoint (total mortality and total cardiovascular ..
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