Lercanidipine in Hypertension

  title={Lercanidipine in Hypertension},
  author={Claudio Borghi},
  journal={Vascular Health and Risk Management},
  pages={173 - 182}
Lercanidipine is a lipophilic, dihydropyridine calcium antagonist with a long receptor half-life. Its slow onset of action helps to avoid reflex tachycardia associated with other dihydropyridines (DHPs). It produces even and sustained blood pressure lowering with once-daily dosing. It has equivalent antihypertensive efficacy to many other agents and is effective as initial monotherapy or in combination. Efficacy has been demonstrated in elderly as well as younger patients and also in the… CONTINUE READING
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