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DynaCirc CR® (isradipine) is indicated in the management of hypertension. It may be used alone or concurrently with thiazide-type diuretics.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
The dosage of DynaCirc CR® (isradipine) Controlled Release Tablets should be individualized.The recommended initial dose of DynaCirc CR® (isradipine) is 5 mg once-daily as monotherapy or in combination with a thiazide diuretic. An antihypertensive response usually occurs within 2 hours,with the peak antihypertensive response occurring 8-10hours post-dose; blood pressure reduction is maintained for at least 24 hours following drug administration.If necessary,the dose may be adjusted in increments of 5 mg at 2-4 week intervals up to a maximum dose of 20 mg/day. Adverse experiences are increased in frequency above 10 mg/day.
DynaCirc CR® (isradipine) Controlled Release Tablets should be swallowed whole and should not be bitten or divided.
The bioavailability (increased AUC) of immediate-release DynaCirc® (isradipine) is increased in elderly patients (above 65 years of age), patients with hepatic functional impairment, and patients with mild renal impairment. Ordinarily, a starting dose of DynaCirc CR® (isradipine) 5 mg once-daily should be used in these patients.
DynaCirc CR® (isradipine) Controlled Release Tablets:
5 mg: A light pink, round, standard biconvex and film coated tablet. Printing is in red with "DynaCirc CR (isradipine) " in a semicircle with "5"centered below the semicircle.
Bottles of 100 controlled release tablets (NDC 65726-235-25)
Bottles of 30 controlled release tablets (NDC 65726-235-10)
10 mg: A beige, round, standard biconvex and film coated tablet. Printing is in red with "DynaCirc CR (isradipine) " in a semicircle with "10"centered below the semicircle.
Bottles of 100 controlled release tablets (NDC 65726-236-25)
Bottles of 30 controlled release tablets (NDC 65726-236-10)
Store and Dispense
Below 86°F (30°C) in a tight container,protected from moisture and humidity.
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Last reviewed on RxList: 12/30/2008
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