"Nicardipine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A potent calcium channel blockader with marked vasodilator action. It has antihypertensive properties and is effective in the treatment of angina and coronary spasms without showing cardiodepressant effects. It has also been used in the treatment of asthma and enhances the action of specific antineoplastic agents.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Nicardipine" by people in Profiles.
Linfante I, Delgado-Mederos R, Andreone V, Gounis M, Hendricks L, Wakhloo AK. Angiographic and hemodynamic effect of high concentration of intra-arterial nicardipine in cerebral vasospasm. Neurosurgery. 2008 Dec; 63(6):1080-6; discussion 1086-7.
Gillman MW, Ross-Degnan D, McLaughlin TJ, Gao X, Spiegelman D, Hertzmark E, Goldman L, Soumerai SB. Effects of long-acting versus short-acting calcium channel blockers among older survivors of acute myocardial infarction. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1999 May; 47(5):512-7.
Vercruysse I, Schoors DF, Musch G, Massart DL, Dupont AG. Nicardipine does not influence the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of atenolol. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 1990 Sep; 30(3):499-500.
Schoors DF, Vercruysse I, Musch G, Massart DL, Dupont AG. Influence of nicardipine on the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of propranolol in healthy volunteers. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 1990 May; 29(5):497-501.