Nicardipine


- Discussion: 
- Nicardipine is a calcium channel blocker related to nifedipine;

- Dosing Information: 
- Initial doses of immediate release nicardipine are 20 mg PO TID with dose titrations to 40 mg PO TID at 2 week intervals; 
- Sustained release dosing begins with 30 mg BID
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Controlled multicenter double-blind trial of nicardipine in the treatment of primary Raynaud phenomenon. French Cooperative Multicenter Group for Raynaud Phenomenon, Paris, France.




Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Friday, December 16, 2011 4:09 pm