Active Ingredient(s): Lercanidipine
Category: Blood Pressure

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.[citation needed] It probably has fewer adv... [wikipedia]

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