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Were you looking for information about Felodipine? Felopidine is a common misspelling of felodipine.
A healthcare provider may prescribe felodipine (Plendil®) to help control high blood pressure. The medication causes the blood vessels to relax, which improves blood flow and makes it easier for the heart to pump blood.
Felodipine comes in tablet form and is usually taken once a day. Most people tolerate it well, but side effects are possible. Some of the common side effects of this drug include headaches, facial flushing, dizziness, and swelling of the lower legs, feet, or hands. Before taking this medicine, tell your healthcare provider if you are taking any other medications or have any other medical conditions, such as congestive heart failure or liver disease.
(To read more, click Felodipine. Among the topics covered in this article are how felodipine works, when and how to take it, potential side effects, and more. You can also click on any of the links in the box to the right for more specific information.)
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