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Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Plendil (Overview)

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


Dr. Stephen Scholand
25 doctors shared insights

Plendil (Overview)

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


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What are the typical uses for plendil (felodipine)?

What are the typical uses for plendil (felodipine)?

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. ...Read more

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Can you take high blood pressure pill called plendil (felodipine) and eat grape fruit for a fruit?

Cytochrome P450: Oral administration is more likely to have cytochrome p450 interaction in the gut and in the liver. The grapefruit juice taken at the same time as Plendil (felodipine) inhibits gut wall cyp3a4, increasing Plendil (felodipine) absorption across the gut wall and therefore bioavailability. Not recommended. ...Read more

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Sideeffects of 6 yrs use of plendil (felodipine) for hypertension

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. ...Read more

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Swollen ankles, back pain, knee pain & foot pain. Are they side effects of felodipine ? If so are they serious or harmless ?

Swollen ankles, back pain, knee pain & foot pain. Are they side effects of felodipine ? If so are they serious or harmless ?

Edema is a known: Side effect of felodipine...It is reversible with discontinuation of the drug and not likely to be serious. Of course stopping the drug will increase BP so talk to your physician about suitable replacement to see if swelling is due to drug. ...Read more

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What does plendil (felodipine) do?

Felodipine: Plendil (felodipine) is Felodipine which is a calcium channel blocker used to treat hypertension in most cases. ...Read more

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What are the typical uses for plendil (felodipine)?

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. ...Read more

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Can you take plendil (felodipine) and eat grapefruit?

Not recommended: Grapefruit contains a chemical that inhibits the usual metabolism of Plendil (felodipine) making it accumulate and become toxic. ...Read more

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Does any one know if they stopped manufacturing plendil (felodipine)?

See below: Plendil is now available in generic form as felodipine. Same drug; cheaper price. ...Read more

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Felodipine (Definition)

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