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Isradipine: Oral capsule

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Available Strengths
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Isradipine 2.5mg Cap
Actavis Inc. formerly Cobalt Laboratories a division Watson Laboratories, Inc.
Pill Identification: ABRIKA 108 ABRIKA 108,LOGO IS 2.5 
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Isradipine 5mg Cap
Actavis Inc. formerly Cobalt Laboratories a division Watson Laboratories, Inc.
Pill Identification: ABRIKA 109 ABRIKA 109,LOGO IS 5 
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Isradipine 5mg Cap
Actavis Inc. formerly Cobalt Laboratories a division Watson Laboratories, Inc.
Pill Identification: ABRIKA 109 ABRIKA 109,LOGO IS 5 
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Isradipine 5mg Cap
AvPAK; a Division of AvKARE Inc
Pill Identification: LOGO IS 5 
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Isradipine 2.5mg Cap
Actavis Inc. formerly Abrika Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: ABRIKA 108 ABRIKA 108 
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Isradipine 5mg Cap
Actavis Inc. formerly Abrika Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: ABRIKA 109 ABRIKA 109 
How This Drug Works
Calcium Channel Blocker
Calcium channel blockers slow the movement of calcium between cells to help the body improve blood flow and control heart rhythm.
Calcium channel blockers slow the movement of calcium between cells. This helps the body improve blood flow and control heart rhythm. Calcium helps the heart to pump and blood vessels change size. However, too much calcium can cause the heart to beat out of rhythm and make blood vessels narrower. As blood vessels narrow, less blood travels to the heart and it receives less oxygen. This causes the heart to pump harder to get the oxygen it needs. By getting in calciumâ¬"s way and slowing calcium flow between cells, calcium channel blockers restore normal heartbeat as well as normal blood and oxygen flow throughout the body.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Isradipine: Oral capsule

What is this medicine?

ISRADIPINE (iz RA di peen) is a calcium-channel blocker. It affects the amount of calcium found in your heart and muscle cells. This relaxes your blood vessels, which can reduce the amount of work the heart has to do. This medicine is used to lower high blood pressure.

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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Isradipine: Oral capsule
Usage by Gender
54.74%
45.26%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
2.53%
1.9%
18.47%
77.11%
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