Abhijit Trailokya

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BACKGROUND Hypertension is a global health problem. Multiple classes of drugs including angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) are available for the treatment of hypertension. Olmesartan is a relatively newer ARB used in hypertension management. OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy and safety of WIN-BP (Olmesartan 20 mg/40 mg) tablet in Indian patients with(More)
Anticoagulant therapy is a major component in the management of acute coronary syndromes (ACS). Anticoagulant-associated adverse events like heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, bleeding complications and need of close monitoring of anticoagulation led to focus on developing agents causing anticoagulation without affecting primary haemostasis. Fondaparinux, a(More)
Thromboembolic disorders are common worldwide, frequently a leading cause of death. Judicial use of Anticoagulant plays an important role in the prevention and treatment of Venous and arterial thromboembolic diseases like deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, Stroke prevention in valvular and Non-valvular heart disease, and Acute coronary syndrome.(More)
BACKGROUND Cardiovascular diseases are leading cause of mortality and morbidity. There is an increasing prevalence of hypertension and dyslipidemia due to globalization and adoption of westernized dietary habits in India. These transitions are manifest in dietary patterns and health outcomes. OBJECTIVE To study the dietary salt and fat intake among(More)
BACKGROUND ST elevated myocardial infarction is a serious and life-threatening condition. In patients suitable for thrombolytic treatment, time is critical and reperfusion should be initiated as soon as possible. Reteplase is commonly used in the management of ST elevated myocardial infarction. OBJECTIVE To assess the safety and efficacy of intravenous(More)
Anticoagulant treatment is required for the treatment and prevention of thromboembolic disorders. Vitamin K antagonists are commonly used oral anticoagulants worldwide. Acenocoumarol is mono-coumarin derivative with racemic mixture of R (+) and S (-) enantiomers. Efficacy and safety of acenocoumarol has been evaluated in atrial fibrillation, cardiac valve(More)
Abhijit Trailokya1* and Amit Bahulayan2 1Chief Medical Advisor, Medical Services Division, Abbott Healthcare Private Limited, Mumbai, India 2MSL, Medical Department, Abbott Healthcare Private Limited, Mumbai, India *Corresponding author: Abhijit Trailokya, MBBS, Geriatric Medicine, Pharmaceutical Medicine, Chief Manager, Medical Advisor, Medical Services(More)
INTRODUCTION Hypertension (HTN), being a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), is an important issue of medical and public health. High blood pressure (BP) is ranked as the third most important risk factor for attributable burden of disease in south Asia (2010). Hypertension (HTN) exerts a substantial public health burden on cardiovascular(More)
Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body. Bones and teeth contain approx. 99% of calcium. Calcium exists in both plant and animal foods. The best source of calcium is milk. Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) recommends 600-800 mg/day of calcium which increases to 1200 mg/day in pregnant and lactating mothers. Inadequate calcium intake for(More)
BACKGROUND Cardiovascular diseases (CVD's) are the major cause of morbidity and mortality in both developed and developing countries. Many clinical trials have demonstrated that low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) lowering, reduces the incidence of coronary and cerebrovascular events across a broad spectrum of patients at risk. Guidelines for the(More)
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