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|Amlodipine||Amlodipine is a drug that is used to treat cardiovascular conditions such as hypertension, stable angina and vasospastic angina. It is administered once a day. It can impair liver function in some individuals.|
|Cilnidipine||Cilnidipine is a drug that is used to treat high blood pressure. Like amlodipine, it is administered once a day. It may be useful in people who develop ankle swelling with amlodipine since it does not cause this side effect.|
|Diltiazem||Diltiazem is a drug that is used to treat high blood pressure, angina and certain heart rhythm abnormalities. It is available as tablets, capsules, local gels and and as injections.|
|Felodipine||Felodipine is a calcium channel blocker that is used to treat hypertension. The extended-release tablet is administered once a day.|
|Nifedipine||Nifedipine is a drug that is used to treat angina and hypertension. It is administered three times a day, though long-acting tablets that can be used once a day are also available.|
|Nimodipine||Nimodipine is a calcium channel blocker. Unlike other drugs from this group, nimodipine is not used to treat high blood pressure, but to prevent brain damage following a subarachnoid bleed, a bleed close to the brain.|
|S-amlodipine / Levamlodipine||S-amlodipine is more effective than amlodipine, and is less commonly associated with swelling of feet, a common side effect of amlodipine.|
|Verapamil||Verapamil is a calcium channel blocker that is available as an oral tablet and an injection. It is used to treat angina and supraventricular arrhythmias, and hypertension as an add-on treatment.|
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