Gingival hyperplasia associated with the administration of amlodipine to dogs with degenerative valvular disease (2004-2008).

@article{Thomason2009GingivalHA,
  title={Gingival hyperplasia associated with the administration of amlodipine to dogs with degenerative valvular disease (2004-2008).},
  author={Justin D Thomason and Tiffany L Fallaw and K. Paige Carmichael and Mary Ann G Radlinsky and Clay A Calvert},
  journal={Journal of veterinary internal medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={39-42}
}
BACKGROUND Calcium channel blocking drugs, usually nifedipine and less often amlodipine, have been reported to cause gingival hyperplasia (GH) in humans. HYPOTHESIS Amlodipine, a dihydropyridine calcium channel blocking drug, can cause GH when administered chronically to older small dogs with degenerative valvular disease. ANIMALS STUDIED From January… CONTINUE READING