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hydralazine

[hī′dral·ə‚zēn]
(pharmacology)
C8H8N4 An antihypertensive drug; used as the hydrochloride salt.
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Jonathan Kahn, Race in a Bottle: The Story of BiDil and Racialized Medicine in a Post-Genomic Age 21, 90 (Columbia Univ.
Both BiDil and medical hot spotting demarcate populations, with supposedly distinct bodies, and name them as a political problem in need of specific health governance; black bodies and racialized spaces are targeted in order to manage the life of the population.
After all, we never learn if BiDil works just as well in white patients.
The trial investigators themselves concede that BiDil will work in people regardless of race.
For example, how did the media handle the controversy that emerged around the BiDil clinical trials?
Two large heart failure studies using two distinct formulations showed different results in decreasing mortality, only BiDil has shown significant reductions in death and hospitalization in black heart failure patients, as seen in A-HeFT.
Some experts have concluded that a good response to BiDil has more to do with attributes and genes than it does with racial identity.
Doctors say statistics indicate that BiDil reduces the death rate from heart disease by 43 percent for patients who took it.
One example of a medicine targeted at racial categories is BiDil (fixed-dose isosorbide dinitrate and hydralazine), a heart failure drug that was approved specifically for use in blacks.
The manufacturers of this new drug, BiDil, believe there must also be some that work better for blacks.
WASHINGTON -- Drugs like BiDil that target a particular racial or ethnic group do not represent the best approach for looking at health disparities, Dr.
as vice president of medical affairs, a position in which he will support the launch of BiDil, a medicine used to improve the quality of life of African Americans diagnosed with heart failure.