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Dr. Robert Messing
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Isradipine (Overview)

Isradipine is a diabetes-related agent which is a kind of nutritional or metabolic agent.


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Whats adalat (nifedipine) cc?

Whats adalat (nifedipine) cc?

Nifedipine: This is a calcium channel blocker that has a variety of uses, including to treat / prevent headache and control high blood pressure by relaxing vessels. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Messing
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Isradipine (Overview)

Isradipine is a diabetes-related agent which is a kind of nutritional or metabolic agent.


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Is vamio amlodipine besilate?

Is vamio  amlodipine besilate?

Not that I can find: Norvasc if the most common brand name that is associated with amlodipine besylate. ...Read more

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Has anybody prescribed isradipine for Parkinson's disease?

Has anybody prescribed isradipine for Parkinson's disease?

Yes, but for HTN : In other words, if you have pd & htn, why not use it? Isradipine is a calcium-channel blocker used to treat hypertension. But, it was found in dopamine-producing neuron cell cultures to help extend survival of the neurons by reducing calcium influx--a sinister, universal late stage process during programmed cell death (apoptosis) in parkinson's disease & other neurodegenerative disorders. ...Read more

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What is olmesartan medoxomil hydrochlorothiazide?

What is olmesartan medoxomil hydrochlorothiazide?

Benicar (olmesartan): olmesartan is an angiotensin 2 receptor blocker. For information read this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olmesartan ...Read more

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Amlodipine besylate and lymphedema?

Amlodipine besylate and lymphedema?

Rarely at most: Foot and ankle swelling due to amlodipine use is a side effect that is common and well known. According to one study, true lymphedema associated with amlodipine use occurs only 0.02% of the time. Fortuantely, if you have side effects related to amlodipine use, there are other drugs to try. If you have swelling on amlodipine tell your doctor. ...Read more

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What is teveten (eprosartan)?

What is teveten (eprosartan)?

High BP med: Eprosartan is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Eprosartan is in a class of medications called angiotensin ii receptor antagonists. It works by blocking the action of certain natural substances that tighten the blood vessels, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly. ...Read more

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How is isradipine use for Parkinson's disease?

How is  isradipine use for Parkinson's disease?

?Can it slow disease: Isradipine is a calcium-channel blocker used to treat hypertension. But, it was found in dopamine-producing neuron cell cultures to help extend survival of the neurons by reducing calcium influx--a sinister, universal late stage process during programmed cell death (apoptosis) in parkinson's disease & other neurodegenerative disorders. ...Read more

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Why was dynacirc (isradipine) discontinued in us?

Why was dynacirc (isradipine) discontinued in us?

FDA compliance: Novartis shut down the lincoln nebraska plant that packages Dynacirc (isradipine) after recalling almost 400, 000 bottles due to fda cited compliance concerns. There had been repeated poor inspection findings by the fda. I don’t know if the plant will reopen in the summer of 2013 or not. ...Read more

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Which is safer: nifedipine or norvasc (amlodipine)?

Both: Both are safe when appropriately used. The main difference between the two is lipid solubility, and thus, time to onset. Nifedipine is water soluble and has reasonably quick onset, but also the levels will waver through the day. Amlodipine (or norvasc) is lipid soluble, takes about a week to ramp up in effect, and has a nice steady state effect. ...Read more

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Perindopril, coversyl & aceon, (perindopril) what are these?

Perindopril, coversyl & aceon, (perindopril) what are these?

Perdopril: Peridopril (P) is the generic name for a certain angiotensin converting enzyme ihibitor (A). Aceon (perindopril) and Coversyl are the trade names for P manufactured by different pharmaceutical companies, therefore, Aceon (perindopril) and Coversyl are the same as P. ...Read more

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What is aceon (perindopril)?

What is aceon (perindopril)?

ACE-Inhibitor: It is called perindopril and belongs to the class of ace (angiotensin converting enzyme) inhibitors. ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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Dynacirc (Definition)

DynaCirc is a diabetes-related agent which is a kind of ...Read more