- See Also
- Adverse Effects
- Orman and Weingart in Majoewsky (2012) EM:RAP 12(2): 6-7
|nicardipine (on 12/21/2016 at Medicaid.Gov Pharmacy Drug pricing)|
|NICARDIPINE 20 MG CAPSULE||Generic||$1.41 each|
|NICARDIPINE 30 MG CAPSULE||Generic||$2.01 each|
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|Definition (NCI)||A synthetic derivative of nitrophenyl-pyridine and potent calcium channel blocker, Nicardipine (Nifedipine Family) blocks calcium ions from certain cell walls and inhibits contraction of coronary and peripheral arteries, resulting in lowered oxygen requirements for heart muscle and decreased arterial contraction and spasm. It is used clinically as a cerebral and coronary vasodilator.|
|Definition (MSH)||A potent calcium channel blockader with marked vasodilator action. It has antihypertensive properties and is effective in the treatment of angina and coronary spasms without showing cardiodepressant effects. It has also been used in the treatment of asthma and enhances the action of specific antineoplastic agents.|
|Definition (CSP)||1,4-dihydro-2,6-dimethyl-4-nitrophenyl-3, 5-pyridine carboxylic acid methyl-2- methylphenylmethylaminoethyl ester; calcium channel blocker of the nifedipine family; used clinically as a cerebral and coronary vasodilator.|
|Concepts||Pharmacologic Substance (T121) , Organic Chemical (T109)|
|English||Nicardipine, 3,5-Pyridinedicarboxylic acid, 1,4-dihydro-2,6-dimethyl-4-(3-nitrophenyl)-, methyl 2-(methyl(phenylmethyl)amino)ethyl ester, Nicardipine [Chemical/Ingredient], niCARdipine, nicardipine, NICARDIPINE, Nicardipine (product), Nicardipine (substance)|
|Spanish||nicardipino (sustancia), nicardipino, nicardipino (producto), nicardipina, nicardipina (producto), nicardipina (sustancia), Nicardipino|
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)
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