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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 55-57

Amlodipine-induced gingival hyperplasia: A report of two cases

1 Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences Sri Padmavathi Medical College for Women, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India
2 Department of Nephrology, Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
R Ram
Professor and Head, Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati 517 507, Andhra Pradesh
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/JCSR.JCSR_30_20

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Drugs associated with gingival overgrowth fall into three broad categories – anticonvulsants, immune suppressants and calcium channel blockers. Amlodipine is a third-generation dihydropyridine. The prevalence of amlodipine-induced gingival hyperplasia is 4.2%. We report two patients with the amlodipine-induced gingival hyperplasia.

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