Lastolic

Active Ingredient(s): Lercanidipine
Category: Blood Pressure



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Lercanidipine (trade name Zanidip, among others) is an antihypertensive (blood pressure lowering) drug. It belongs to the dihydropyridine class of calcium channel blockers, which work by relaxing and opening the blood vessels allowing the blood to circulate more freely around the body. This lowers the blood pressure and allows the heart to work more efficiently.[1] The drug acts more slowly than older dihydropyridines. It probably has fewer adverse effects, but a comparatively...

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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: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lercanidipine

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Is this drug available in the USA? If so, under what brands? ## Lercandipine, sold under the brand name Zandip, is a calcium channel blocker used to help treat high blood pressure. That said, no, it has not been approved in the U.S. So far, it is only available in Italy. There are, however, many calcium channel blockers that are available in the U.S. You can find many of them listed here: Is there anything else I can help you with? ## Thank you for the information. According to the literature, the drug is sold world wide. This drug was licensed to Forest lab. FDA issued conditional letter of approval, but the drug failed to receive final FDA approval. Is it known why? ## Hi, I'm French, living most of the time in the United States. My generalist in France prescribed me LERCANIDIPLIN...

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Is this drug available in the USA? If so, under what brands? ## Lercandipine, sold under the brand name Zandip, is a cal... 4 replies






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