It is highly vasoselective third generation dihydro pyridine calcium channel blockers and produces calcium channel modulated vasodilation. It has a long duration of action and high degree of vascular selectivity. It possess one of the highest known membrane partition co-efficient which allows it to position more deeply with in vascular cell membrane lipid bilayer.

Treatment of hypertension
Side effects: 
Headache, flushing, edema, dizziness, palpitation, G.I. upsets, rashes, chest pain etc.

Dosage Forms:
Lacidipine 2 mg tablets
Lacidipine 4 mg tablets

Brand Names (Company Name):

Lacivas (Sun Pharma Ltd)
Sinopil (Glaxo Smithkline Pharmaceuticals Ltd.)

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