On this episode of the Real Life Pharmacology Podcast, I discuss amlodipine pharmacology, adverse effects, and important drug interactions.
I break down why edema occurs with amlodipine on this episode of the Real Life Pharmacology podcast.
While beta-blockers are typically the first-line agent for the prevention of chronic angina symptoms, CCBs like amlodipine can be used as an alternative.
There are some potential CYP3A4 interactions with amlodipine. I discuss the severity of these interactions and how to monitor patients.
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