Definitions for nicardipine
A calcium channel blocker used to treat high blood pressure and angina.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A potent calcium channel blockader with marked vasodilator action. It has antihypertensive properties and is effective in the treatment of angina and coronary spasms without showing cardiodepressant effects. It has also been used in the treatment of asthma and enhances the action of specific antineoplastic agents.