Amlodipine-induced gingival overgrowth

  title={Amlodipine-induced gingival overgrowth},
  author={Mrs. Triveni and C. Rudrakshi and Dhoom Singh Mehta},
  booktitle={Journal of Indian Society of Periodontology},
Gingival overgrowth represents an over-exuberant response to a variety of local and systemic conditions. Certain anticonvulsants, immuno-suppressive drugs and a number of calcium channel blockers have been shown to produce similar gingival overgrowths in certain susceptible patients. Amlodipine is a comparatively new calcium channel blocker and has been used with increasing frequency in the management of hypertension and angina. Although amlodipine is considered as a safe drug, very rarely it… CONTINUE READING
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