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Product Highlight - Natrixam

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NATRIXAM – Indapamide, amlodipine 1.5 mg/5 mg and 1.5 mg/10 mg MR tab – Servier
  • Natrixam 1.5 mg/5 mg contains indapamide SR 1.5 mg and amlodipine 5 mg
  • Natrixam 1.5 mg/10 mg contains indapamide SR 1.5 mg and amlodipine 10 mg
  • Reduced BP effectively in patients who were previously uncontrolled on CCB monotherapy1,2
  • Reduced BP effectively in untreated with grade 2 or 3 patients1,2
  • Strong efficacy for SBP with a ∆SBP/∆DBP ratio of 1.821,2
  • Safe and well tolerated1,2 

References: 
1. Jadhav U et al. PLOS One. 2014;4;e92955. 
2. Safar M et al. Am J Cardiovasc Drugs. 2014;14(6):423-432.

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