Neeta Maheshwary

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OBJECTIVE EXCITE (clinical EXperienCe of amlodIpine and valsarTan in hypErtension) evaluated the real-life effectiveness, safety, and tolerability of single-pill combinations (SPCs) of amlodipine/valsartan (Aml/Val) and amlodipine/valsartan/hydrochlorothiazide (Aml/Val/HCTZ) in patients with hypertension from 13 countries in the Middle East and Asia. Here,(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of vildagliptin in comparison to sulphonylurea (SU) on hypoglycaemia in Muslim patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus fasting during Ramadan. METHODS VIRTUE was a multicenter, prospective, observational study, which enrolled 244 patients from Pakistan who were re-analysed. All included patients were treated with vildagliptin(More)
BACKGROUND Dry eye disease (DED) is one of the most frequently encountered ocular morbidities. The objective of this study was to assess the performance of sodium hyaluronate eye drop for eight weeks in patients with DED. PATIENTS AND METHODS This was a multi-centre, open-label, uncontrolled clinical trial carried out at different centres of Pakistan,(More)
Hepatitis-B virus (HBV) infection is a major global health problem. Of the two billion people who have been infected, more than 350 million have chronic hepatitis. It is estimated that 235,000-328,000 people die annually due to liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma, we assessed the short term outcomes of treatment with telbivudine in 11 adults aged(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the effectiveness of sodium hyaluronate Eye Gel in Dry Eye Disease (DED) patients Methods: A Multi-center, Open-label, Uncontrolled clinical trial was conducted in different centers of Pakistan. Ten ophthalmologists conducted this study in which 250 diagnosed patients with dry eye disease were enrolled after obtaining a written informed(More)
OBJECTIVE Anticonvulsants are increasingly being used in the symptomatic management of several neuropathic pain disorders. The present observational study was designed to evaluate the efficacy, tolerability, and quality of life (QoL) of carbamazepine use for 12 weeks in patients with painful diabetic neuropathy, in Pakistan. METHODS This was a 12-week,(More)
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