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Are nimodipine and nifedipine the same type of medicine?
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Dr. Claude Brachfeld
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Yes
They are both dihydropyridine calcium blockers and have similar effects on the circulation, specifically relaxing the smooth muscle cells that comprise the arteries and so opening the circulation and reducing blood pressure.

In brief: Yes
They are both dihydropyridine calcium blockers and have similar effects on the circulation, specifically relaxing the smooth muscle cells that comprise the arteries and so opening the circulation and reducing blood pressure.
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