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12:00 AM, February 01, 2009 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, February 01, 2009

Seminar on management of hypertension held


A seminar on 'Lacipidine-Simply Better than Amlodipine in the management of hypertension' was held at a city hotel yesterday.

Speakers at a seminar on management of hypertension said the newly developed 'Lacipidine' medicine provides better tolerability than conventionally used 'Amlopidine' in controlling hypertension.
Aristopharma Ltd, a pharmaceutical company in the country, organised the scientific seminar marking the launching of their new product Lacicard (Lacidipine) at Sonargaon Hotel yesterday, says a press release.
Prof (Emeritus) Dr Sufia Rahman, former adviser to a caretaker government and chief adviser and consultant of Euro-Bangla Heart Hospital Ltd, presented the keynote speech.
She showed that Lacicard provides better tolerability than conventionally used Amlodipine in management of hypertension.
Prof Dr AKM Rafique Uddin, former head of Department of Medicine, Dhaka Medical College and currently head of Department of Medicine, Enam Medical College and Hospital, presided over the seminar.
M A Hassan, chairman and managing director of Aristopharma Ltd, and other officials of the pharmaceutical company were also present.

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