Active Ingredient(s): Nicardipine
FDA Approved: * December 21, 1988
Pharm Company: * ROCHE PALO
Category: Blood Pressure

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Cardene Overview

Nicardipine (Cardene) is a medication used to treat high blood pressure and angina. It belongs to the dihydropyridine class of calcium channel blockers. It is also used for Raynaud's phenomenon. It is available in by mouth and intravenous formulations. It has been used in percutaneous coronary intervention.[1] Its mechanism of action and clinical effects closely resemble those of nifedipine and the other dihydropyridines (amlodipine, felodipine), except that nicardipine is mor...

Read more Cardene Details
Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source:

Recent Cardene Forums:

Be the first to start a discussion about this drug.

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 20mg, 30mg
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 30mg, 45mg, 60mg
  • Injection: 2.5mg/ml, 25mg/10ml (2.5mg/ml), 25mg/10ml(2.5mg/ml)
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Cardene: (3 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 24477-515 12 Hr Cardene 30 mg Extended Release Capsule by Ekr Therapeutics
  • 24477-516 12 Hr Cardene Sr 60 mg Extended Release Capsule by Ekr Therapeutics
  • 24477-517 12 Hr Cardene 45 mg Extended Release Capsule by Ekr Therapeutics

Other drugs which contain Nicardipine or a similar ingredient: (2 results)