Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

felodipine medication

A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
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
2
2 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
BP med?: If the patient has angina, a beta-blocker may be the agent of choice, not necessarily oxenoprolol. If the patient has proteinuria, then either fosinop ... Read More
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.
1
1 thank
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.
7
7 thanks
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Not recommended: Grapefruit contains a chemical that inhibits the usual metabolism of Plendil (felodipine) making it accumulate and become toxic.
1
1 thank
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Bress
50 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: Plendil is now available in generic form as felodipine. Same drug; cheaper price.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Berger
31 years experience Cardiology
No relation: Plendil (felodipine) is not typically associated with liver abnormalities. It more likely something else.
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
4
4 thanks
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Felodipine: Felodipine and amlodipine are similar drugs and one could be used instead of the other.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month