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Lercanidipine

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    Oral
    Lercanidipine
    Zanidip 
    • Mechanism of Action
    • Inhibits L-type calcium channels on ventricular myocardial, cardiac nodal and arteriolar smooth muscle cells.
    • Pharmacology
    • Selectively inhibits calcium channels on arteriolar smooth muscle cells, resulting in significant vasodilation without cardiodepression.

Clinical Use

    • Indication
    • Hypertension – first line treatment
    • Contraindications
    • Heart failure.
    • Adverse Effects
    • Fatigue
    • Oedema
    • Dizziness
    • Headache
    • Nausea / abdo pain
 
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