Nicardia

Nicardia

nifedipine

Manufacturer:

J.B. Chemicals

Distributor:

GIS Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Nifedipine
Indications/Uses
CHF, HTN, chronic stable angina pectoris, vasospastic angina.
Dosage/Direction for Use
5-10 mg tid; may be increased to 20 mg tid.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
CV shock, pregnancy & lactation, acute MI w/in the last 4 wk.
Special Precautions
Severe hypotension.
Adverse Reactions
Vasodilation, hypotension. Rarely, GI & skin reactions.
Drug Interactions
Effects enhanced by other antihypertensives eg, β-blockers, digoxin, quinidine.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
C08CA05 - nifedipine ; Belongs to the class of dihydropyridine derivative selective calcium-channel blockers with mainly vascular effects. Used in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Nicardia cap 5 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's
Form
Nicardia cap 10 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's
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