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What is the generic name for Cardene IV?

The generic name for Cardene IV is nicardipine hydrochloride. Cardene IV is an intravenous form of a blood pressure drug that belongs to a class of drugs called calcium channel blockers. By altering the flow of calcium in cells, Cardene IV allows blood vessels to relax, thus lowering blood pressure.

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