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acetylsalicylic acid/simvastatin/atenolol/ramipril/thiazide capsule
An orally bioavailable combination pill containing aspirin, simvastatin, atenolol, ramipril and thiazide with preventive activity against cardiovascular disease (CVD). Aspirin is a cyclooxygenase inhibitor with antiplatelet, analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory activities; simvastatin is a statin with a cholesterol lowering effect; and the beta-blocker atenolol as well as the ACE inhibitor ramipril and the thiazide diuretic all have blood pressure lowering activity. Upon oral administration of aspirin/simvastatin/atenolol/ramipril/thiazide capsule, the combined effects of the active ingredients in this formulation lower the risk of CVD. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
|Synonyms:||aspirin/simvastatin/atenolol/ramipril/thiazide capsule |
|Foreign brand name:||Quintapill|