CLEVIDIPINE is a Schedule H drug.

Clevidipine treats high blood pressure. Should only be used when oral (by mouth) therapy cannot be used.Clevidipine is in a group of drugs called calcium channel blockers. It works by relaxing the muscles of your heart and blood vessels.Clevidipine is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) in people who cannot take medicine by mouth.These work by relaxing the blood vessels so the heart does not have to pump as hard. It also increases the supply of blood and oxygen to the heart.


CLEVIDIPINE is generally used to treat: Blood Pressure, High, Hypertension
CLEVIDIPINE can address symptoms like: Irregular Heartbeat, Chest Pain, Head Headache, Eyes Blurred Vision, Dizziness, Difficulty Breathing

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Check with your Doctor first

Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Not Safe

Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Ask your doctor

Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor

Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Check with your Doctor first

How Do I Take It?

Route of Administration: IV (Intravenous)


  • You should not receive this medication if you are allergic to clevidipine, eggs, or soy products. You also should not receive clevidipine if you have high cholesterol or triglyceride levels in your blood, pancreatitis with high cholesterol or triglycerides, a kidney disorder called lipoid nephrosis, or severe narrowing of the aortic valve in your heart (aortic stenosis).
  • Clevidipine is injected into a vein through an IV. You will receive this injection in a clinic or hospital setting.
  • You will continue to receive clevidipine until you are able to take blood pressure medication orally (by mouth).
  • Clevidipine may be only part of a complete program of treatment that also includes a special diet.Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart failure, very low blood pressure, liver or pancreas problems, who are taking other medications, any allergy, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
  • It may cause drowsiness or dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
  • Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position, or you may feel dizzy. Get up slowly and steady yourself to prevent a fall.

Symptoms of Overdosage

CLEVIDIPINE over-dosage can result in: Fainting, Dizziness, Irregular Heartbeat

Common Side-Effects

CLEVIDIPINE : Constipation, Head Headache, Nausea, Vomit

Serious Side-Effects

CLEVIDIPINE : Seizure, Depression, Hypertension, Acute Renal Failure, Atrial Fibrillation, Agitation, Confusion, Decreased Urination, Dizziness, Fainting, Irregular Heartbeat, Restless Or Irritability, Weight Gain, Face Swelling, Ankles Swelling, Hands Swelling, Fatigue (tiredness)

Rare Side-Effects

CLEVIDIPINE : Blood Pressure, Low, Breathlessness, Vomiting, Chest Pain, Labored Breathing, Arms Pain, Jaws Pain, Back Pain, Shortness Of Breath, Body Excessive Sweating, Wheezing

Technical Classification


Storage Conditions

Refrigeration (Between 2 To 8 C)

Available Alternatives

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