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n Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa - ACTION with nifedipine GITS (Adalat XL) provides evidence for safety and improved outcome in angina patients : drug trends in cardiology

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Extracted from text ... ACTION with nifedipine GITS (Adalat XL) provides evidence for safety and improved outcome in angina patients Results from the first long-term trial on the use of long-acting calcium channel blockers (CCBs) in the treatment of patients with stable symptomatic coronary artery disease (ACTION) has shown that while nifedipine GITS did not achieve additional benefits with regard to the primary endpoints, the secondary endpoints for all vascular events and procedures did show benefits. This occurred mainly as a result of the favourable reduction in the rate of development of new overt heart failure and the reduction in the need for coronary ..

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2004-09-01
2016-12-04
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