Drug induced gingival hyperplasia

A female patient in her mid fourties came to my with severe gingival hyperplasia since 4 days... Patient had history of hypertension and she is taking amelodipine for the last 2months. She has paan chewing habit... I have sent this patient to seek opinion about the change of drug... Whats yours opinion??

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SUGGESTIVE OF C. C. B. .. (. AMLODIPINE ) INDUCED GINGIVAL HYPERPLASIA/. HYPERTROPHY ADVISABLE... 1. OMISSION. OF. AMLODIPINE 2. SWITCH. OVER. TO... ...MONOTHERAPY... LOSARTAN. 50..... ..ONCE. A. DAY 3. MAINTENANCE. OF. GOOD. ORAL. HYGIENE 4. SCALING. AND. ROOT. PLANING 5. GINGIVECTOMY........IF. . SO.........REQD...

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D/d- drug induced gingival overgrowth adv drug substitution, habit councelling, oral prophylaxis re-evaluate after 6-8 weeks .

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gingival hyperplasia Drug induced Oral prophylaxis RP Advise Gingivectomy

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