Nitrendipine


Generic Medicine Info
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Unstable angina pectoris, use w/in 1 mth of MI, cardiogenic shock.
Special Precautions
Patients w/ severe aortic stenosis, poor cardiac reserve, heart failure. Hepatic impairment. Elderly. Pregnancy and lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Headache, fatigue, flushing, palpitations, dizziness, peripheral oedema, polyuria, elevated LFTs.
Drug Interactions
Increased serum levels w/ cimetidine. Decreased serum levels w/ bile acids (e.g. ursodeoxycholic acid).
CIMS Class
Calcium Antagonists
ATC Classification
C08CA08 - nitrendipine ; Belongs to the class of dihydropyridine derivative selective calcium-channel blockers with mainly vascular effects. Used in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases.
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