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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 80 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
- Patients who give consent
Men and women 18 to 80 years of age
Patients with hypertension (systolic >159 mm, diastolic >100 mm)
Patients meeting laboratory criteria
- Pregnant women
Women not using approved contraception methods
Other protocol-defined exclusion criteria may apply.