(83) In 2013, purchasers filed an antitrust action alleging that Pfizer, Inc., made a reverse payment to generic manufacturer Ranbaxy, Inc., by (1) waiving its right to damages in an unrelated patent infringement case involving the drug Accupril
and (2) resolving patent infringement claims asserted by Pfizer against Ranbaxy involving generic Lipitor in foreign jurisdictions.
Some (lisinopril); beta blockers, ACE can cause a cough or Accupril
inhibitors interfere rash.
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).
The company was involved in the launch of generic versions of several blockbuster Pfizer brand products, including Neurontin, Zithromax, Diflucan and Accupril
. The company has become one of the nation's top five generics companies, based on sales and total prescriptions dispensed.
The deal would also end ongoing US patent disputes between the companies relating to Pfizer's Accupril
blood pressure drug, and a dispute in Ecuador involving Pfizer's Viagra anti-impotence pill.
Researchers found that 55 percent of the men and 46 percent of the women were taking a statin drug such as simvastatin (Zocor), plus an antiplatelet drug like aspirin and/or clopidogrel (Plavix), and either a beta blocker such as carvedilol (Coreg) or an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor like quinapril (Accupril
Howarth would regularly review Henry's medications--which included Accupril
, Toprol, Lasix, Digoxin, Aldactone, and Coumadin--and would also address Henry's emotional concerns.
won approval to market a generic version of Pfizer Inc.'s hypertension treatment, Accupril
On the first postoperative visit, approximately 1 month after hospitalization, the patient was started on accupril
, 5 mg every day for hyper tension as a trial to see if his proteinuria would respond to an ACE inhibitor.
www.baxter.com TABLE: SIMILAR SOUNDING DRUG NAMES THAT COULD RESULT IN A MEDICATION ERROR Drug Name Confused With Abelcet Amphotericin B Accupril
Aciphex Acetazolamide Acetohexamide Aciphex Aricept Aciphex Accupril
Activase TNKase Actonel Actos Adderall Inderal Advicor Altocor Aggrastat Argatroban Adapted from Medication Safety Alert.
In fact, just the opposite was observed in the 2,553-patient Ischemia Management With Accupril
Post Bypass Graft via Inhibition of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (IMAGINE) trial, conducted in Europe and Canada.
The incidence of ischemic events was 52% greater in the quinapril (Accupril
) group than with placebo during the first 3 months of follow-up, although at the end of the full 43 months, there was no significant difference between the two treatment groups, noted Dr.