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Drug Name:

Isradipine Extended-Release Tabs Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Isradipine 5mg, 10mg; controlled-rel tabs.

Mylan Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for Isradipine Extended-Release Tabs:



Do not crush or chew. Initially 5mg once daily, alone or with a thiazide diuretic. May increase by 5mg/day at 2–4 week intervals; max 20mg/day.


Not recommended.


CHF. GI narrowing (CR). Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers: not recommended.


β-blockers may potentiate heart failure. Severe hypotension possible with fentanyl.

Pharmacological Class:

Calcium channel blocker (CCB) (dihydropyridine).

Adverse Reactions:

Dizziness, edema, palpitations, fatigue, flushing, dyspnea, GI upset, tachycardia, rash, pollakiuria, weakness, headache.


Formerly known under the brand name Dynacirc CR.

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