Combination of Benazepril Plus Hydrochlorothiazide in Chinese Patients With Mild to Moderate Essential Hypertension
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This study will evaluate efficacy and safety data for benazepril/hydrochlorothiazide in adult Chinese patients with mild to moderate essential hypertension. Patients whose blood pressure is not adequately controlled with benazepril monotherapy during a 4 week run-in period will be randomly allocated to double blind treatment over 8 weeks with either a combination of benazepril/hydrochlorothiazide per day or continuation of benazepril per day.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Male or female patients, age 18 or older
Given informed consent
Diagnosed as having mild to moderate essential hypertension
Significant preexisting cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease
Diabetes mellitus type 1 or poorly controlled diabetes mellitus type II
Advanced renal impairment
Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply.