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Noden Pharma Announces FDA Approval of Tekturna (aliskiren) Oral Pellets for the Treatment of Hypertension in Adults and Children 6 Years of Age and Older

Posted 20 Nov 2017 by Drugs.com

DUBLIN, Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Noden Pharma DAC, a global specialty pharmaceutical company that is focused on acquiring prescription medicines across a broad range of therapeutic areas, announced today the approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of Tekturna (aliskiren) Oral Pellets for the treatment of hypertension in adults and children six years of age and older. The new ...

Viagra, Aliskiren Not Helpful for Heart Failure After All: Studies

Posted 11 Mar 2013 by Drugs.com

MONDAY, March 11 – Although small studies have suggested Viagra and the blood pressure medication aliskiren could be wonder drugs against heart failure, neither drug produced any beneficial effects against this condition in recent multicenter trials. Viagra (sildenafil) is used to treat erectile dysfunction and some forms of pulmonary arterial hypertension, and scientists hoped it would help ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Aliskiren-containing Medications: Drug Safety Comunication - New Warning and Contraindication

Posted 23 Apr 2012 by Drugs.com

including: Amturnide (aliskiren hemifumarate, amlodipine besylate, and hydrochlorothiazide) Tekturna (aliskiren hemifumarate) Tekturna HCT (aliskiren hemifumarate and hydrochlorothiazide) Tekamlo (aliskiren hemifumarate and amlodipine besylate) Valturna (aliskiren hemifumarate and valsartan). Valturna will no longer be marketed after July 2012   [Posted 04/20/2012] ISSUE: FDA notified ...

Taking Blood Pressure Meds at Bedtime May Be Better

Posted 24 Oct 2011 by Drugs.com

MONDAY, Oct. 24 – For the millions of Americans on blood pressure-lowering drugs, a new study suggests that taking the pills at bedtime may be best. It was known that taking blood pressure medications at different times of the day can affect patients' blood pressure patterns, but the impact on health wasn't known. The new Spanish study included 661 patients with chronic kidney disease and ...

Accidental Medication Poisonings in Kids on the Rise

Posted 16 Sep 2011 by Drugs.com

FRIDAY, Sept. 16 – Despite ongoing prevention efforts, a growing number of young children are being accidentally poisoned with medications, according to new research. The study, which was based on data reported to the American Association of Poison Control Centers between 2001 and 2008, found that medication poisoning among children aged 5 and under increased by 22 percent, although the number ...

Novartis Gains FDA Approval for Amturnide, a Triple-Combination Pill to Treat High Blood Pressure in Patients Uncontrolled on Two Medications

Posted 29 Dec 2010 by Drugs.com

EAST HANOVER, N.J., December 22, 2010, 2010 /PRNewswire/ – Today Novartis announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Amturnide (aliskiren, amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide) tablets for the treatment of high blood pressure. Amturnide combines the only approved direct renin inhibitor worldwide, Tekturna (aliskiren), with the widely used calcium channel blocker amlodipine ...

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