5mg, 5mg, and 10mg, an FDA-approved generic version of the reference listed drug, Altace
from Pfizer, which is indicated for the treatment of hypertension.
The JNC 8 writers suggested doctors choose from an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEI, such as Altace
, Vasotec, Lotensin), angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB, such as Benicar, Diovan), calcium channel blocker (CCB, such as Norvasc, Procardia) or thiazide diuretic (such as Esidrix or Zaroxolyn).
I promptly stopped my Altace
(generic ramipril) and in three days my problem was totally gone.
Medications included Lipitor, Altace
, Rhoxal-bisoprolol, and Aspirin.
ACE inhibitors (such as Capoten, Vasotec, Prinivil, Zestril, Monopril, Altace
, Accupril, Aceon, Mavic and Univasc) are less effective when combined with yohimbine, as are beta-blockers (such as Tenormin, Kerlone, Corego, Trandate, Lopressor, Toprol XL, Corgard, Levatol and Inderal).
King has been focused on making new painkillers since its top-selling blood-pressure pill Altace
went generic in 2007.
AGE inhibitors include Capoten, Prinivil, and Altace
Alliance revenues include revenues from Amgen's sales of Enbrel, King Pharma's sales of Altace
, and J&J's sales of the Cypher drug-eluting stent, for which Wyeth makes the API of the eluted drug.
Ramipril is a bio-equivalent to King Pharmaceuticals' Altace
drug, which can be used to treat hypertension.
Anticipated Generic Availability Brand Name (generic name) Common Uses (2008) Tegretol XR Seizures January-March (carbamazepine extended-release) Fosamax and Fosamax Weekly Osteoporosis February (alendronate sodium) Requip (ropinirole Hcl) Parkinson's/Restless May Legs Syndrome Risperdal (risperidone) Mental/mood disorders June/July Dovonex (calcipotriene) Psoriasis July-September Cipro HC (ciprofloxacin/ External ear July-September hydrocortisone solution) infections Severent Diskus and Inhaler Asthma/chronic July-September (salmeterol) obstructive pulmonary disease Altace
(ramipril) Cardiovascular October Paxil CR (paroxetine Anxiety, depression October hydrochloride) Imitrex (sumatriptan) Migraines To Be Determined Sources: LifeWise; Premera Blue Cross; University of Michigan; U.
Of the drugs you mention, Altace
and Fosamax are expected to be the first ones available generically, perhaps in 2008.
ACE inhibitors include Altace
(ramipril), Capoten (captopril), and Zestril (lisinopril).