Rapid Rx Quiz: Calcium Channel Blockers

Mary L. Windle, PharmD


October 17, 2022

CCBs with strong CYP3A4 inducers, such as phenytoin, carbamazepine, St John's wort, phenobarbital, rifampin, and rifabutin, significantly reduce nifedipine efficacy. Other contraindications include cardiogenic shock and sensitivity to CCBs.

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