Data from EMA (European Medicines Agency) - Curated by EPG Health - Last updated 30 April 2018

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Hypertension
Treatment of essential hypertension in adults.

Cardiovascular prevention
Reduction of cardiovascular morbidity in adults with:
- manifest atherothrombotic cardiovascular disease (history of coronary heart disease, stroke, or peripheral arterial disease) or
- type 2 diabetes mellitus with documented target organ damage

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Category Value
Agency product number EMEA/H/C/000210
Orphan designation No
Date First Approved 11-12-1998
Type Medicinal product subject to medical prescription
Marketing authorisation holder Bayer Pharma AG