Felodipine is a calcium channel blocker (calcium antagonist), a drug used to
control hypertension (high blood pressure). It is marketed under the brand name
Easy to read patient leaflet for felodipine. Includes indications, proper use,
special instructions, precautions, and possible side effects.
PLENDIL (felodipine) is a calcium antagonist (calcium channel blocker).
Felodipine is a dihydropyridine derivative that is chemically described as ± ethyl
Mar 15, 2015 ... Felodipine is used to treat high blood pressure. Felodipine is in a class of
medications called calcium channel blockers. It works by relaxing the ...
By inhibiting the influx of calcium in smooth muscle cells, felodipine prevents
calcium-dependent myocyte contraction and vasoconstriction. Felodipine is the ...
Felodipine is used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood
pressure (hypertension). High blood pressure adds to the workload of the heart
Jul 8, 2016 ... felodipine (Plendil) is a drug prescribed for high blood pressure and angina
treatment. Side effects, dosing, and drug interactions should be ...
Felodipine (fe loe' di peen) belongs to the dihydropyridine group of calcium
channel blockers (with amlodipine, isradipine and nifedipine) and is used
Felodipine is a long-acting 1,4-dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker (CCB)b.
It acts primarily on vascular smooth muscle cells by stabilizing voltage-gated ...
OBJECTIVE: To establish the efficacy of 24-h ambulatory and casual blood
pressure (BP) reduction, and the tolerability of once daily felodipine extended ...