Nicardipine sustained-release capsules
- Generic Name: Nicardipine
- Brand Names: Cardene SR
- Strengths: 0.1mg, 0.2mg, 2.5mg, 20mg, 30mg, 45mg, 60mg
- Prescription Required
- FDA Approved
- Not a Federally Controlled Drug (CSA Schedule)
What is this medicine?
NICARDIPINE (nye KAR de 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 treat high blood pressure.