Washington: Patients suffering from clogged and hardened arteries, who already have their blood pressure under control could benefit from blood pressure-lowering medication aliskiren, a new study has claimed.According to research from the Cleveland Clinic Coordinating Center for Clinical Research, the renin-inhibitor aliskiren tended to slow coronary disease progression and reduced the risk of death, stroke and heart attack in these patients by about 50 percent, compared to placebo, suggesting that patients with prehypertension may benefit from blood pressure lowering drugs.
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