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Is it safe to take felodipine while pregnant?

Is it safe to take felodipine while pregnant?

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 may prolong labor because of how the drug works to relax uterine muscle. The class of drug Felodipine belongs to is sometimes used to try to stop preterm labor. Weigh the potential benefits against the potential risks with your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Lonnie Smith
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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Having burning pain in stomach. What antacid is safe to take with zocor, (simvastatin) felodipine & aspirin.

Having burning pain in stomach.  What antacid is safe to take with zocor, (simvastatin) felodipine & aspirin.

You can take : Antacid such as ranitidine or Famotidine otc. However pls see your dr if symptoms don't improve, there are other diseases that can abdominal pain. Good luck. ...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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How are nifedipine, and felodipine different?

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 be short acting or an extended release once daily form, Felodipine is usually once daily. ...Read more

Felodipine (Definition)

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


Dr. James Krick
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Plendil (Definition)

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