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Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Nifetab SR. Please consult your doctor.
Nifetab SR may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the develop... View More
Nifetab SR is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Nifetab SR may cause dizziness or weakness due to low blood pressure. Do not drive if these symptoms occur. Nifetab SR may make you feel dizzy, faint, ... View More
Nifetab SR is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Nifetab SR is recommended. However, talk to your doctor if you have any... View More
Nifetab SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nifetab SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Nifetab SR is a medicine used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and to prevent angina (heart-related chest pain). It belongs to a class of med... View More
Uses of Nifetab SR
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
- Angina (heart-related chest pain)
Side effects of Nifetab SR
- Ankle swelling
- Edema (swelling)
- Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
How to use Nifetab SR
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Nifetab SR may be taken wi... View More
How Nifetab SR works
Nifetab SR is a calcium channel blocker. In high blood pressure, it normalizes the blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels to reduce the pressure o... View More
What if you forget to take Nifetab SR?
If you miss a dose of Nifetab SR, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to you... View More
- Take it at the same time every day to help you remember to take it.
- A sudden drop in your blood pressure may occur, especially when you first start taking Nicardia Retard 20 Tablet SR. To lower the chance of feeling dizz... View More
- It can cause ankle or foot swelling. To reduce the swelling, raise your legs while you are sitting down. Talk to your doctor if it does not go away.
- It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or perform any activity that requires mental focus until you know how Nicardia Retard 20 Tablet SR affects you.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Hypertension, Angina pectoris, Raynaud's syndrome, Stroke prevention
Immediate-release: May be taken with or without food. Avoid grapefruit juice. Retard, GITS & OROS: May be taken with or without food. Avoid grapefruit ... View More
Oral Hypertension Adult: Immediate-release: Initially, 5 mg tid. Maintenance: 10-20 mg tid. Extended-release: Initially, 10-40 mg bid, or 20-90 mg o... View More
Acute MI, cardiogenic shock, acute unstable angina, treatment of anginal attack in chronic stable angina.
Mode of Action
Nifedipine prevents Ca ion from entering the slow channels of cardiac and smooth muscles during depolarisation, producing peripheral and coronary vasodi... View More
Patients w/ hypotension, poor cardiac reserve, heart failure, severe aortic stenosis, DM, underlying severe GI narrowing (extended-release tab). Avoid a... View More
>10% Peripheral edema (10-30%),Dizziness (23-27%),Flushing (23-27%),Headache (10-23%),Heartburn (11%),Nausea (11%) 1-10% Muscle cramps (8%),Mood ch... View More
Enhanced antihypertensive effects w/ other antihypertensives, aldesleukin, and antipsychotics. Concomitant use w/ fentanyl during surgery caused severe ... View More
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More