What is the pathogenesis of amlodipine toxicity?

Updated: Jan 04, 2021
  • Author: B Zane Horowitz, MD, FACMT; Chief Editor: Michael A Miller, MD  more...
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Amlodipine (Norvasc) has a long half-life of 30-50 hours. [11] The clinical effects of amlodipine are similar to those of nicardipine. Amlodipine’s long duration of action increases the risk of morbidity and mortality from an overdose.


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