A Clinical Study to Compare an Aliskiren Based Hypertensive Regimen With a Ramipril Based One Followed by a Randomized Withdrawal.
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A 26 Week, Double-blind, Randomized, Multicenter, Parallel Group, Active-controlled Study Comparing Aliskiren to Ramipril With Optional Addition of Hydrochlorothiazide, Followed by a 4 Week Double-blind, Randomized, Placebo-controlled Withdrawal in Patients With Essential Hypertension
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients with essential hypertension
Patients who are eligible and able to participate in the study
History or evidence of a secondary form of hypertension
History of Hypertensive encephalopathy or cerebrovascular accident. Other protocol-defined inclusion exclusion criteria also apply.