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National Centre for Drug Adherence Testing (NCAT)

UHL has developed world leading expertise in the measurement of prescribed medications in the urine as a measure of adherence. This expertise is derived from partnership with key academic stakeholders and the Cardiovascular BRU. 

Meet the team:                                                                                                                                     

Directors –
Dr Pankaj Gupta
Dr Prashanth Patel

Dr Paul Smith
Richard Cole                                                                                        
Dr Angela Kinnell
Raj Thakrar

Sponsors –
Profs (Sir) N Samani, K Khunti, N Brunskill and I Squire

Project Co-ordinator – Carole Jones 


 Antihypertensive Drugs Detected by our Screening Procedure  

Dose

ACE inhibitors

Dose

Angiotensin II Receptor Antagonists

Dose

Anti-Lipid Drugs

 

Ramipril

 

Candersartan

 

Atorvastatin

 

Enalapril

 

Olmesartan

 

Rosuvastatin

 

Lisinopril

 

Losartan

 


Anti-diabetic Drugs

 

Quinapril

 

Telmisartan

 

Metformin

 

Perindopril

 

Valsartan

 


Sulphonylureas

 

Trandolapril

 

Irbesartan

 

Glibenclamide

 

Benazepril

 


Beta Blockers

 

Glimepiride

 

Fosinopril

 

Atenolol

 

Glipizide

 


Renin Inhibitors

 


Bisoprolol

 

Gliclazide

 

Aliskiren

 

Labetolol

 

Meglitinides

 


Calcium Channel blockers

 

Metoprolol

 

Nateglinide

 

Amlodipine

 

Propranolol

 

Repaglinide

 

Felodipine

 

Sotalol

 

Glitazones

 

Lacidipine

 

Carvedilol

 

Pioglitazone

 

Lercanidipine

 

Celiprolol

 

Gliptins

 

Nifedipine

 

Nebivolol

 

Alogliptin

 

Nicardipine

 

Miscellaneous

 

Sitagliptin

 

Diltiazem

 

Doxazosin

 

Vidagliptin

 

Verapamil

 

Moxonidine

 

Saxagliptin

 

Diuretics

 

Prazosin

 

Linagliptin

 

Chlorothiazide

 

Clopidogrel

 

Anti-Coagulant Drugs

 

Hydrochlorothiazide

 

Guanfacine

 

Rivoraxaban

 

Bendroflumethiazide

 

Ivabradine

 

Apixiban

 

Indapamide

 

Terazosin

 

Dabigatran

 

Bumetanide

 

Nicorandil

 

 

 

Metolazone

 

Alfuzosin

 

Any other medications

 

Chlorthalidone

 

Clonidine

 

 

 

Amiloride

 

Minoxidil

 

 

 

Furosemide

 

Ranolazine

 

 

 

Spironolactone

 

 

 

 

 

Eplerenone

 

 

 

 

 

Metolazone

 

 

 

 

 

Triamterene