Lercanidipine

Lercanidipine

Lercanidipine is a dihydropyridine class calcium channel blocker. It works by relaxing and opening the blood vessels by blocking calcium channel. It lowers blood pressure and allows heart to work more efficiently. Its slow onset of action helps to avoid reflex tachycardia associated with other dihydropyridines.

Indications: 

Mild to moderate hypertension

Side Effects: 

Flushing, oedema, palpitation, tachycardia, headache, dizziness, asthenia, hypotension etc.

Dosage Forms:

Lercanidipine 10 mg tablets
Lercanidipine 20 mg tablets

Combinations:

Tablets:
Lercanidipine 10 mg + Atenolol 50 mg

Brand Names (Company Name)

Larpin (Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd.)

Landip (Micro Labs Ltd)
Lerez  (Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd.)
Lerka  (Piramal Healthcare)
Lotensyl (Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.) 
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