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Does Cardene IV have a generic equivalent?

Cardene IV is the brand name of the generic drug nicardipine hydrochloride. This intravenous version of the drug is used to treat high blood pressure. Nicardipine hydrochloride also comes in a formulation called Cardene SR, which is taken in tablet form.

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