n Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa - Teveten(R) (eprosartan) reduces future risk in hypertensive stroke patients : drug trends in cardiology

Volume 15, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 1680-0745



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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