Management of Amlodipine Induced Gingival Enlargement

Dhawal Mody, Pratik BKariya, Kapil Dagrus

Abstract

Calcium channel blockers by far are most prescribed drugs for the treatment of cardiac disorders and play a significant role in gingival overgrowth. Nifedipine is most commonly implicated in most of such cases. This article shows the rare case series involving association between amlodipine and overgrowth, as well as brief review of its effect on gingiva and also deals with management of enlargement surgically. 

Keywords

amlodipine, enlargement, hypertension

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