olmesartan

Known as: 4-(hydroxy-1-methylethyl)-2-propyl-1-((2'-(1H-tetrazol-5-yl)-1,1'-biphenyl-4-yl)methyl)-1H-imidazole-5-carboxylic acid, omesartan, 4-(hydroxy-1-methylethyl)-2-propyl-1-{[2'-(1H-tetrazol-5-yl)-1,1'-biphenyl-4-yl]methyl}-1H-imidazole-5-carboxylic acid 
A synthetic imidazole derivative and angiotensin II receptor antagonist with antihypertensive activity. Olmesartan selectively binds to the… (More)
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2012
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2012
OBJECTIVE To report the response to discontinuation of olmesartan, an angiotensin II receptor antagonist commonly prescribed for… (More)
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2011
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2011
The renal and cardiovascular protective effects of angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) remain controversial in type 2 diabetic… (More)
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2011
2011
We studied the effects of treatment with olmesartan/amlodipine and olmesartan/hydrochlorothiazide on inflammatory and metabolic… (More)
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2007
2007
OBJECTIVES We aimed to compare the effects of the angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) olmesartan versus the calcium channel… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
The number of circulating endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) correlates with endothelial dysfunction and cardiovascular risk in… (More)
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2005
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2005
Interaction between aldosterone (Aldo) and angiotensin II (Ang II) in the cardiovascular system has been highlighted; however… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
We investigated in Lewis normotensive rats the effect of coronary artery ligation on the expression of cardiac angiotensin… (More)
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2004
2004
Recent studies have indicated that both endothelin (ET) and angiotensin (Ang) II stimulate oxidative stress, which contributes to… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
In a multicenter, randomized, double-blind trial, the authors compared the antihypertensive efficacy of once-daily treatment with… (More)
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