What is the pathogenesis of felodipine toxicity?

Updated: Jan 04, 2021
  • Author: B Zane Horowitz, MD, FACMT; Chief Editor: Michael A Miller, MD  more...
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Felodipine is highly protein-bound and exhibits a half-life of 11-16 hours. Because of protein binding, the drug’s elimination is prolonged. Due to its hypotensive effect, felodipine may cause a reflex tachycardia.


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