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Nicardipine (Cardene®) is part of a class of medications called calcium channel blockers. It is used to treat high blood pressure, irregular heart beat, other conditions that affect the heart, or migraine headaches. It can be given as a capsule, sustained release capsule, or by injection.

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If Your Child Misses a Dose

Possible Side Effects of Medication

Call Your Child's Doctor If:

Last Updated: 12/2013