How do amlodipine and felodipine compare for the treatment of hypertension or prophylaxis of stable angina?

25 September 2020This updated Medicines Q&A reviews the data available to assist decision-making when choosing and switching between amlodipine and felodipine for the treatment of hypertension or…

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…

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…

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…
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Medicine Compliance Aid Stability

PlendilAstraZeneca UK Ltd

AstraZeneca UK Ltd
Tablets m/r 2.5mg, 5mg, 10mg
A1 · Amber 1Stability data is available in an alternative container (not CAs) that may be extrapolated to support storage in CAs.
Airtight container
Protect from light
Store in airtight containers. Protect from light.
9 November 2015

Lactation Safety Information

Nifedipine, Verapamil
No published evidence of safety
Monitor infant for adverse effects
16 January 2017