A calcium channel blocker drug, C26 H29 N3 O6 , used in its hydrochloride form primarily to treat hypertension and angina pectoris.
A calcium channel blocker drug, C26 H29 N3 O6 , that acts as a coronary vasodilator and is used in its hydrochloride form to treat hypertension.
Origin of nicardipine
- ni(tro)– car(boxyl) di(hydro)p(yr)idine class of drugs to which it belongs
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition