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felodipine allergy signs

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Plendil allergy: Plendil (Felodipine) is an antihypertensive medication. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance ca ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Bress
50 years experience Internal Medicine
High blood pressure.: Plendil (felodipine) is the brand name for Felodipine which is a calcium channel blocker used for the treatment of high blood pressure.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gavin Noble
22 years experience Cardiology
Very similar: Both are blood pressure medications in the same class. They lower BP without slowing hr. They can be used for anti-anginals as well. Nifedipine can ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It is likely to be safe, but it is a pregnancy class c drug, meaning no human studies have been done with this drug to show safety in pregnancy. It m ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
yes, but: Don't take them with grapefruit juice.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Safe drug: There are no more side-effects after 6 years than there were after the first 2 weeks. The drug is excellent and safe for long term use.
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A member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
33 years experience Cardiology
Not really: Its a calcium channel blocker and not usually known for this.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cain
36 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No: Neither of these medications routinely raises the hematocrit or hemoglobin.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Felodipine: Plendil (felodipine) is Felodipine which is a calcium channel blocker used to treat hypertension in most cases.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes.

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