September 2, 2014

Among patients with hypertension at high risk of cardiovascular disease, a program where patients measured their blood pressure and adjusted their antihypertensive medication accordingly resulted in lower systolic blood pressure at 12 months compared with patients who received usual care, according to a study in the Aug. 27 issue of JAMA.

July 7, 2014

Sandoz announced the launch of valsartan tablets, an authorized generic version of Diovan tablets which is used for the treatment of high blood pressure.

June 2, 2014

Greenstone on Tuesday announced the introduction of nadolol tablets to its generic pharmaceutical product line. The drug is available in dosage strengths of 20-mg x 100, 40-mg x 100 and 80-mg x 100.

February 26, 2014

Medication to treat high blood pressure in older patients appears to be associated with an increased risk for serious injury from falling, such as a hip fracture or head injury, especially in older patients who have been injured in previous falls, the JAMA Network Journals reported Monday.

September 21, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a blood pressure medication made by Mylan.

December 22, 2011

Medication adherence is as high or slightly better among patients filling 90-day prescriptions at retail versus mail order, according to a new Walgreens study published in the November issue of the American Journal of Managed Care that the chain highlighted Thursday.

December 23, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Novartis Pharmaceuticals’ Amturnide (aliskiren, amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide) tablets for the treatment of high blood pressure, according to the pharma company.

October 12, 2010

Lupin Pharmaceuticals received regulatory approval last week for its generic antihypertensive agents, the drug maker...

September 27, 2010

The market for hypertension drugs will drop by $3 billion by the end of the...

May 5, 2010

A Forest Labs drug used to treat mild to moderate hypertension “significantly” reduced blood pressure...