Nicardipine

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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?

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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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