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Lerka is manufactured by Nicholas Piramal India Limited.
Lercanidipine is a calcium channel blocker of the same class as nifedipine and amlodipine. It is licensed only for mild-to-moderate hypertension. It accumulates in cell membranes which allows once-daily dosing. It is claimed that this also reduces the likelihood of vascular side effects.