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nicardipine

 [ni-kahr´dĭ-pēn]
a calcium channel blocking agent that acts as a vasodilator; administered orally as the hydrochloride salt in the treatment of angina pectoris and hypertension.

nicardipine

/ni·car·di·pine/ (ni-kahr´dĭ-pēn) a calcium channel blocker that acts as a vasodilator; used as the hydrochloride salt in the treatment of angina pectoris and hypertension.

nicardipine

(nī-kär′də-pēn′)
n.
A calcium channel blocker drug, C26H29N3O6, used in its hydrochloride form primarily to treat hypertension and angina pectoris.

niCARdipine

[nikär′dipin]
a calcium channel blocker. It causes vasodilation and is prescribed as an antihypertensive and antianginal agent.

nicardipine

A CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKER drug used to treat ANGINA PECTORIS and high blood pressure (HYPERTENSION). A brand name is Cardene.
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The efficacy of Cardene SR in treating hypertension was demonstrated in four randomized, double-blind controlled clinical trials, in which Cardene SR was compared with placebo and with the currently marketed formulation of Cardene.
The type and frequency of adverse events for Cardene SR were similar to those experienced with the currently marketed formulation of Cardene.
associate professor of medicine and pharmacology at the University of Arizona, who was an investigator in the clinical studies, said, "The blood pressure of patients taking Cardene SR in our trials was significantly reduced with all dose-levels studied.
Fagan said these patients responded as well to Cardene SR as did the white patients in the study.
Cardene SR will be supplied in 30, 45 and 60 mg capsules.
The safety and efficacy of Cardene and Cardene SR have been demonstrated in approximately 4.
We are pleased that the FDA has cleared Cardene SR for marketing," said Paul E.
Cardene SR capsules, when approved for marketing, would be prescribed for use twice a day.