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Felodipine medication

A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Heart rate: There is a difference between these drugs in the amount of arterial vasodilation. The Felodipine can be expected to dilate arteries more than ramipril... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 23 years experience
Felodipine: Plendil (felodipine) is Felodipine which is a calcium channel blocker used to treat hypertension in most cases.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Bress
Internal Medicine 51 years experience
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.
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Not recommended: Grapefruit contains a chemical that inhibits the usual metabolism of Plendil (felodipine) making it accumulate and become toxic.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Bress
Internal Medicine 51 years experience
See below: Plendil is now available in generic form as felodipine. Same drug; cheaper price.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gavin Noble
Cardiology 23 years experience
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
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Felodipine: Felodipine and amlodipine are similar drugs and one could be used instead of the other.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Shouldnt matter: U can try taking them separately if you feel it's difficult to take both at once.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
Cardiology 44 years experience
Together: Works well in commbination for better blood pressure controll.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
yes, but: Don't take them with grapefruit juice.
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