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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

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

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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We administered continuous intravenous injection of nicardipine along with oral dosage of captopril, amlodipine, and benidipine.
Comparison of nicardipine versus esmolol in attenuating the hemodynamic responses to anesthesia emergence and extubation.
[24] Other calcium channel blockers such as nicardipine, nitrendipine, verapamil, and diltiazem should be administered in the evening (they do not excessively decrease BP values during the night).
Effects of intracoronary nicardipine, diltiazem and verapamil on coronary blood flow.
Nicardipine drip was titrated to maintain systolic BP below 140 mmHg and mean arterial pressures between 110 and 120mmHg.
The current treatment for this condition is similar for these two groups of patients, however, and includes the use of nimodipine, nicardipine, and other voltage-dependent L-type [Ca.sup.2+] channel antagonists [1].
TRAIL/Apo2L (human recombinant), chloroquine diphosphate, verapamil hydrochloride, and nicardipine hydrochloride were purchased from Wako Pure Chemical Industries.
The patient was aggressively treated with intravenous diuretics and afterload reduction using furosemide and nicardipine infusion.
In the postembolization period, the patient experienced several nonsymptomatic hypertension peaks (systolic blood pressure (SBP) = 220mmHg) and received intravenous nicardipine at a rate of 5 mg/H.
In the intensive care unit, the patient required massive doses of intravenous phentolamine, nitroprusside, and nicardipine as well as intravenous hydration, as these are the main options for management of a pheochromocytoma hypertensive crisis as per current clinical practice guidelines [1].
She remained hypertensive and required a nicardipine infusion to maintain a blood pressure less than 180/105 mmHg.
The patient was placed on a continuous nicardipine infusion to maintain a systolic blood pressure of 140 mm Hg as per neurosurgical consultation.