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Felodipine: myths and reality of evidence-based medicine

Averin E. E.
State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Professional Education, “N.I. Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University” of the RF Ministry of Health Care, Ostrovityanova 1, Moscow 117997

Keywords: calcium channel blockers, vasoselectivity, lercarnidipine, kidney protection, felodipine

DOI: 10.18087/rhj.2013.3.1836

Calcium channel blockers (CCB) are extensively used in clinical practice. Long history of using this class of medicines has not only provided significant experience but also produced some prejudice. Felodipine is one of actively used CCB. This article is focused on a comprehensive analysis of evidence supporting the use of Felodipine in clinical practice.
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