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Norvasc a medical dictionary, bibliography, and annotated research guide to Internet references by Philip M. Parker

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Published by ICON Health Publications in San Diego, CA .
Written in English


  • Bibliography,
  • Cardiology,
  • Dictionaries,
  • Amlodipine,
  • Hypertension,
  • Computer network resources,
  • Chemotherapy

Book details:

Edition Notes

Title from e-book title screen (viewed May 28, 2004).

StatementJames N. Parker, and Philip M. Parker, editors
LC ClassificationsRM666.A485 N67 2004eb
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] :
Pagination1 online resource.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25554393M
ISBN 101417508841
ISBN 109781417508846

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  Norvasc received an overall rating of 6 out of 10 stars from 12 reviews. See what others have said about Norvasc, including the effectiveness, ease of use and side effects.3/5(12). Amlodipine– Inhibits the transport of calcium into myocardial and vascular smooth muscle cells, resulting in inhibition of excitation-contraction coupling and subsequent contraction. Hydrochlorothiazide– Increases excretion of sodium and water by inhibiting sodium reabsorption in the distal tubule. Promotes excretion of chloride, potassium, hydrogen, magnesium, phosphate, calcium and. Norvasc comes in three tablet sizes, which should be taken once a day, with or without food: mg, 5 mg, and 10 mg. Adults typically start out with a 5 mg dose, with a maximum dose of 10 mg 3/5. amLODIPine is a topic covered in the Davis's Drug Guide. To view the entire topic, please sign in or purchase a subscription. Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses App + Web from F.A. Davis and Unbound Medicine covers + trade name and generic drugs. Includes App for iPhone, iPad, and Android smartphone + tablet.

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