NICARDIPINE SUSTAINED-ACTION CAPSULE - ORAL
Common Brand Name(s): Cardene SR
Phonetic Pronunciation: (nye-KAR-di-peen)
Information last revised October 2010
What does NICARDIPINE SUST ACT CAP-ORAL look like?
Cardene SR 60 mg Cap
Cardene SR 30 mg Cap
Cardene SR 45 mg Cap
Nicardipine is used with or without other medications to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. Nicardipine is called a calcium channel blocker. It works by relaxing blood vessels so blood can flow more easily.
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