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Cardene SR

niCARdipine
Nicardipine is a calcium channel blocker that relaxes (widens) your blood vessels, which makes it easier for the heart to pump and reduces its workload. Nicardipine is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) and angina (chest pain). Nicardipine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
niCARdipine
DRUG TYPE
calcium channel blocking agents

Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use this medicine if you have severe narrowing of the aortic valve in your heart (aortic stenosis).

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Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Cardene SR capsule, extended release 45 mg

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