... NICARDIPINE (Cardene®) is a calcium-channel blocker. It affects the amount of calcium found in your heart and muscle cells. This results in relaxation of blood vessels, which can reduce the amount of work the heart has to do. Nicardipine infusions are for the short-term treatment of high blood pressure, when the patient is not able to take oral (by mouth) therapy. Generic nicardipine injections are not yet available. ...
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