new angiotensin receptor blocker called Olmetec

You'll see a new angiotensin receptor blocker called Olmetec.

You may hear that Olmetec (olmesartan) is better for lowering BP than other ARBs (Diovan, Avapro, Cozaar)...or amlodipine (Norvasc).

At first glance, this appears to be true. Several studies show patients taking Olmetec are more likely to achieve BP goals than patients taking these other antihypertensives.

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