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felodipine (Plendil)

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Pharmacy Author: Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD

Dr. Ogbru received his Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy in 1995. He completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Arizona/University Medical Center in 1996. He was a Professor of Pharmacy Practice and a Regional Clerkship Coordinator for the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy from 1996-99.

Medical and Pharmacy Editor: Jay W. Marks, MD Jay W. Marks, MD

Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

ARTICLE RELATED DISEASES IMAGES & QUIZZES INDEX High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Slideshow Take the Salt Quiz! Lowering Blood Pressure Exercise Tips Pictures GENERIC NAME: paroxetineBRAND NAME: Brisdelle

PRESCRIPTION: Yes

GENERIC AVAILABLE: No

USES:

Brisdelle is a prescription medicine used for the treatment of moderate to severe hot flashes associated with menopause. Brisdelle should not be used to treat depression or other mood disorders. The drug is not indicated for pediatric use.

SIDE EFFECTS:

The most common side effects of Brisdelle are:

Headache Tiredness Nausea Vomiting

Other side effects include:

Restlessness Constipation Dry mouth Diarrhea Tremor

Possible serious side effects include:

Increased risk for suicidal thoughts or actions Bone fracture Seizure Low salt (sodium) levels in the blood (hyponatremia) Visual problems Toxic epidermal necrolysis Abnormal bleeding Manic episodes Glaucoma Restlessness

Numerous other side effects may also occur infrequently.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/8/2016

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