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Pharmacists on the Front Line in Treating Cardiac Disease
Pharmacists on the Front Line in Treating Cardiac DiseaseWhen it comes to cardiac disease, pharmacists in all practice settings can make a difference.
First olmesartan generics approved for hypertensionIn a big move for patients who take blood pressure medication on a regular basis, FDA last week approved the first generic versions of 4 drugs that contain the blood pressure-lowering medication olmesartan medoxomil (Benicar, Daiichi Sankyo).
Medicare Part D patients not taking blood pressure meds correctlyExpert offers specific actions for managed care execs to take
New hypertension drug gets FDA approvalThe first and only fixed-dose combination of a beta blocker beta blocker (BB) and angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) for hypertension will be available in the US in the second half of the year. FDA approved nebivolol and valsartan (Byvalson, Allergan) 5 mg/80 mg tablets in early June.