Isradipine should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. The capsules should be stored in an airtight container.
Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children
What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose of Isradipine?
If you do not take your isradipine as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.
Who Makes It?
Brand-name isradipine was made by Reliant Pharmaceuticals, although it is no longer being manufactured. Generic isradipine is still available and is made by Abrika Pharmaceuticals and Actavis.
Although brand-name isradipine capsules are no longer available, generic isradipine capsules are available in the following strengths:
Isradipine 2.5 mg capsules
Isradipine 5 mg capsules.
Currently, generic isradipine capsules are licensed for sale (see Generic Dynacirc).
Written by/reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
Last reviewed by: KristiMonson, PharmD;
List of references (click here):
Dynacirc [package insert]. Liberty Corner, NJ: Reliant Pharmaceuticals;2006 May.
Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. Electronic orange book: Approved drug products with therapeutic equivalence evaluations. FDA Web site. Available at: http://www.fda.gov/cder/ob/. Accessed March 20, 2007.
Briggs GG, Freeman RK, Yaffe SJ. Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 7th ed. Philadelphia (PA): Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;2005.
National Library of Medicine (US). Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMED). NLM Web site. Available at: http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?LACT. Accessed March 20, 2007.
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