LAAS (Losartan Anti-Atherosclerosis Study)
The primary objective of this study is to evaluate efficacy, arterial stiffness measured by PWV of Losartan potassium group compared to Carvedilol group after 24 weeks of treatment in patients with the essential hypertension.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
losartan potassium, Comparator: carvedilol, Comparator: losartan (+) hydrochlorothiazide, Comparator: carvedilol (+) hydrochlorothiazide
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00496834
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on July 15, 2010
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
An antagonist of ANGIOTENSIN TYPE 1 RECEPTOR with antihypertensive activity due to the reduced pressor effect of ANGIOTENSIN II.
Agents that antagonize ANGIOTENSIN II TYPE 1 RECEPTOR. Included are ANGIOTENSIN II analogs such as SARALASIN and biphenylimidazoles such as LOSARTAN. Some are used as ANTIHYPERTENSIVE AGENTS.
A thiazide diuretic often considered the prototypical member of this class. It reduces the reabsorption of electrolytes from the renal tubules. This results in increased excretion of water and electrolytes, including sodium, potassium, chloride, and magnesium. It is used in the treatment of several disorders including edema, hypertension, diabetes insipidus, and hypoparathyroidism.
Stable potassium atoms that have the same atomic number as the element potassium, but differ in atomic weight. K-41 is a stable potassium isotope.
A delayed rectifier subtype of shaker potassium channels that is the predominant VOLTAGE-GATED POTASSIUM CHANNEL of T-LYMPHOCYTES.
The purpose of this study is to test the safety and effectiveness of Losartan as compared to Losartan/HCTZ in pediatric patients (6 to 17 years) with high blood pressure.
This study will qualify a functional model that can measure central blood pressure and vascular compliance effects through noninvasive means.
After a 4 week placebo period, patients were randomized to Placebo or Losartan 50 mg arms, after 6 weeks non-responders were up titrated to 100 mg losartan for the remaining 6 weeks. This...
BP-EASE -Effectiveness of Losartan 50 mg/Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) 12.5 mg Versus Valsartan 80 mg/HCTZ 12.5 mg Titrated as Needed in Patients With Essential Hypertension Not Controlled on Monotherapy
To evaluate the blood pressure efficacy between losartan and valsartan at equivalent dosage during a 3 months treatment.
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the magnitude and durations of the antihypertensive effects of losartan using ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM), and to evaluate the saf...
Two methods, spectrophotometric and chromatographic-densitometric ones, were developed for determination of losartan potassium, quinapril hydrochloride and hydrochlorothiazide in pharmaceutical prepar...
Changes in Central Aortic Pressure, Endothelial Function and Biomarkers in Hypertensive African-Americans with the Cardiometabolic Syndrome: Comparison of Amlodipine/Olmesartan versus Hydrochlorothiazide/Losartan.
Sixty-six self-identified African-American subjects with stage 1 and 2 hypertension and characteristics of the cardiometabolic syndrome were treated with amlodipine/olmesartan (A/O) versus losartan/hy...
Losartan potassium, Valsartan , Telmisartan and Irbesartan are angiotensin-II-receptor antagonists (ARA II) group which used in treatment of hypertension alone or in combination with other drugs mainl...
Objectives: To evaluate the switching from an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) to a drug combination containing an ARB and a diuretic drug in terms of effects on hypertension, cardiac load, and card...
Losartan and licochalcon A interact with cytochrome P-450 (CYP) enzymes and P-glycoprotein (P-gp), and the increase in the use of health supplements may result in licochalcon A being taken concomitant...