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felodipine brand name

plendil, renedil

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felodipine drug class

calcium channel blocker, antihypertensive, antianginal

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felodipine expected effect

inhibit calcium ion influx across cell membrane, resulting in inhibition and excitation & contraction of vascular smooth muscle

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felodipine why use

hypertension

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felodipine route admin

PO

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felodipine dosage

5mg usual range 2.5-10mg max 10mg

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felodipine adverse effects

flushing, dysrhythmia, pulmonary edema, gastric upset, Stevens Johnson syndrome

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felodipine nursing implications

assess weight, crackles, edema, jugular vein
evaluate: lower BP, less gain, ^ activity tolerance
teach: no alcohol, caffeine, grapefruit
- tablets in stool is normal
- do not stop abruptly
- report dyspnea, palpations, irregular heart beat, swelling, nausea, vomit

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nifedipine trade name

adalet CC

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nifedipine drug class

calcium channel blocker

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nifedipine route admin

PO

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nifedipine expected effect

inhibit calcium ion influx across cell membrane during cardiac depolarization; relax coronary vascular smooth muscle; dilate coronary & peripheral arteries, ^ MI o2 delivery in patients with angina

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why use nifedepine

chronic angina, variant angina, hypertension

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nifedipine adverse effects

dysrhythmias, Steven Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis, exfoliative dermatitis

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mifedipine nursing implications

serious skin disorders, GI obstruction, CYP3A4 inducers
notify prescriber of nausea, vomit, rash, angina

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amlodipine trade name

norvasc

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amlodipine drug class

calcium channel blocker, antianginal, antihypertensive

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amlodipine why use

chronic angina, variant angina, hypertension

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amlodipine expected effect

inhibit calcium ion influx during cardiac depolarization, relax coronary vascular smooth muscle, dilate coronary arteries, increase MI o2 delivery for angina

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amlodipine adverse rxn

no adverse effects

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amlodipine black box warning

hypersensitive to dihydropyridine

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amlodipine doses

CAD PO 5-10mg/day
hypertension PO 2.5-5mg to max 10mg
hepatic PO 2.5mg to max 10mg

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amlodipine route admin

PO