Incidence of amlodipine-induced gingival overgrowth in the rural population of Loni

@inproceedings{Tejnani2014IncidenceOA,
  title={Incidence of amlodipine-induced gingival overgrowth in the rural population of Loni},
  author={Avneesh Tejnani and Ameet Madan Mani and Neha Kaur Sodhi and Alok Mehta and Sonal Gourkhede and Vinayak Thorat and Pramod Parashram Marawar},
  booktitle={Journal of Indian Society of Periodontology},
  year={2014}
}
AIMS Since the incidence of gingival overgrowth induced by amlodipine remains poorly defined, this study was carried out with an aim to determine the incidence. MATERIALS AND METHODS Dental patients who received amlodipine (N = 115), for more than 3 months were studied to determine the drug-induced gingival overgrowth. Clinical diagnosis of drug-induced overgrowth was verified by disappearance or decreased severity of gingival overgrowth after withdrawal of the causative drug. RESULTS The… CONTINUE READING