- Mechanism of Action
- Inhibits L-type calcium channels on ventricular myocardial, cardiac nodal and arteriolar smooth muscle cells.
- Selectively inhibits calcium channels on arteriolar smooth muscle cells, resulting in significant vasodilation without cardiodepression.
- Hypertension – first line treatment
- Heart failure.
- Adverse Effects
- Nausea / abdo pain
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