- 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
Controlled multicenter double-blind trial of nicardipine in the treatment of primary Raynaud phenomenon. French Cooperative Multicenter Group for Raynaud Phenomenon, Paris, France.