Content about treatment for hypertension

February 28, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, the agency said Friday.

SILVER SPRING, Md. — The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, the agency said Friday.

The FDA approved Takeda’s Edarbi (azilsartan medoxomil).

August 26, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic treatment for hypertension and liver cirrhosis...

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic treatment for hypertension and liver cirrhosis made by Amneal Pharmaceuticals, Amneal said Thursday.

 

The FDA approved Amneal’s spironolactone hydrochloride tablets in the 25 mg, 50 mg and 100 mg strengths. The drug is a generic version of Pfizer’s Aldactone. Various versions of the drug had sales of $91 million in 2009, according to IMS Health.