from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A
drugused to treat hypertension.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
"The NDA submission for azilsartan medoxomil is built upon a robust data package and is a significant milestone for Takeda," said Nancy Joseph-Ridge, M.D., general manager of Takeda's Pharmaceutical Development Division.
Discovered by Takeda, azilsartan medoxomil, also known as TAK-491, is an angiotensin II receptor blocker currently in development for the treatment of hypertension, or high blood pressure, either used alone or in combination with other classes of antihypertensive agents.
Discovered by Takeda, azilsartan medoxomil is designed to lower blood pressure by blocking the action of a vasopressor hormone, angiotensin II.
"The NDA submission for azilsartan medoxomil is built upon a robust data package and is a significant milestone for Takeda," said Nancy Joseph-Ridge,
The safety and efficacy of azilsartan medoxomil was studied for initial therapy as a once-daily oral monotherapy or in combination with other antihypertensive medications, including chlorthalidone and amlodipine, and was also studied in comparison to olmesartan medoxomil, valsartan and ramipril.
U.S., submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for azilsartan medoxomil (development code: