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Safety in Lactation: Drugs for hypertension

23 September 2020Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. Many of the drugs covered by…

What are the reported incidences of ankle oedema with different calcium channel blockers?

1 June 2020The potential to cause ankle oedema appears to exist for all calcium channel blocking agents, and is caused by increasing capillary pressure leading to leakage…

How should ankle oedema caused by calcium channel blockers be treated?

1 June 2020Ankle oedema is a common, often troublesome adverse effect for patients who are receiving calcium channel blocker (CCB) therapy, and may affect compliance. It is…

Adalat (nifedipine) products: discontinuations and shortages

23 August 2018There are ongoing supply issues with some preparations and long-term discontinuations: Alternative nifedipine presentations continue to remain available from generic suppliers. Supplies of nifedipine 5mg…

Safety in Lactation: Drugs for peripheral vascular disease

18 March 2017Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. Pentoxifylline is the preferred choice during…