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This is a randomized, double-blind, double-dummy, parallel group trial employing 15 cells of a 4x4 factorial design (no placebo)to compare the hypertensive effects in patients with Stage 1 and Stage 2 hypertension of carvedilol (20, 40 or 80 mg daily) alone, lisinopril (10, 20 or 40 mg daily) alone, and all combinations of the doses.
A Randomized, Double-Blind, Double-Dummy, Parallel Group, Factorial Design Trial to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of up to Six Weeks Treatment with 20mg, 40mg, or 80mg QD Doses of Carvedilol Controlled Release Formulation (COREG CR) or 10mg, 20mg, or 40mg QD Doses of Lisinopril (ZESTRIL) or a Combination of One of the Doses of Each Medication
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment
lisinopril, carvedilol controlled release formulation
GSK Investigational Site
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:43:42-0400
The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy of the Egalet® controlled release formulation to an immediate release Carvedilol tablet.
Randomized, double-blind, parallel group, multicenter study of subjects with Stage 1 or 2 essential hypertension who are not at target blood pressure (
Carvedilol controlled release is a marketed drug to treat high blood pressure. This study is to compare carvedilol controlled release to carvedilol controlled release plus lisinopril (fixe...
This study will examine the individual and combined effects of Coreg CR and lisinopril, on cardiovascular health as measured by Rasmussen Disease Score (RDS) in a blinded, placebo controll...
The purpose of this study is to compare the effects of two different combination therapies for high blood pressure on vascular health.
Despite availability of a wide selection of antihypertensive drugs, only a small portion of patients with arterial hypertension are treated effectively. Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEI)...
Mutations in amyloid precursor protein (APP) and presenilin1 result in overproduction and accumulation of β-amyloid (Aβ) peptide, which has been shown to play an important role in Alzheimer's diseas...
Polymer nanofibers have become increasingly important for improvement of dissolution and bioavailability of poorly soluble drugs, representing a great challenge in pharmaceutical development. Here, we...
An adult man with long-standing poorly controlled cardiac risk factors presented with acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF). Echocardiogram, cardiac MRI and catheterisation suggested idiopathic dil...
One of the ANGIOTENSIN-CONVERTING ENZYME INHIBITORS (ACE inhibitors), orally active, that has been used in the treatment of hypertension and congestive heart failure.
Dosage forms of a drug that act over a period of time by controlled-release processes or technology.
Implanted fluid propulsion systems with self-contained power source for providing long-term controlled-rate delivery of drugs such as chemotherapeutic agents or analgesics. Delivery rate may be externally controlled or osmotically or peristatically controlled with the aid of transcutaneous monitoring.
A condition in pregnant women with elevated systolic (>140 mm Hg) and diastolic (>90 mm Hg) blood pressure on at least two occasions 6 h apart. HYPERTENSION complicates 8-10% of all pregnancies, generally after 20 weeks of gestation. Gestational hypertension can be divided into several broad categories according to the complexity and associated symptoms, such as EDEMA; PROTEINURIA; SEIZURES; abnormalities in BLOOD COAGULATION and liver functions.
Hypertension due to RENAL ARTERY OBSTRUCTION or compression.
Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a chronic, life-threatening disorder characterized by abnormally high blood pressure in the arteries between the heart and lungs of affected individuals. Symptoms can range from mild breathles...
Pharmacy is the science and technique of preparing as well as dispensing drugs and medicines. It is a health profession that links health sciences with chemical sciences and aims to ensure the safe and effective use of pharmaceutical drugs. The scope of...
Nephrology - kidney function
Nephrology is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that concerns itself with the study of normal kidney function, kidney problems, the treatment of kidney problems and renal replacement therapy (dialysis and kidney transplantation). Systemic conditions...