Medicine : Nifed Retard(20mg)

Name:Nifed Retard(20mg)
Type:Tablet
Manufacturer:West-coast Pharmaceutical Works Ltd
Generic Use:Nifedipine
Composition:Nifedipine(20 Mg)
Substitutes:niferil retard(20mg) , angiblock retard(20mg) , needin (20mg) , cardipin sr(20mg) , calbloc retard(20mg) , nifed retard(20mg) , cardipin retard(20mg) , n dip(20mg) , nifelat retard(20mg) , nf (20mg) , calnif retard fc(20mg) , finidin sr(20mg) , myogard la(20mg) , nifcard (20mg) , dep sr(20mg) , depicor sr(20mg) , nifedine sr(20mg) , calcigard retard(20mg) , nicardia retard(20mg) , depin retard sr(20mg) , adalat retard(20mg) , cardules retard(20mg) , depin rteard(20mg) , angibloc er h(20mg) , calcigard rtd(20mg)


Generic ( Nifedipine )



Typical use Of Nifedipine : Adjunct In GI-disorders, Myocardial Infarction, Stroke.
Mechanism of action of Nifedipine :Nifedipine Blocks The Slow Calcium Channels Thus Preventing The Flow Of Calcium Ions Into The Cell. It Produces Peripheral And Coronary Vasodilatation, Reduces Afterload, Peripheral Resistance And BP, Increases Coronary Blood Flow And Causes Reflex Tachycardia. It Has Little Or No Effect On Cardiac Conduction And Rarely Has Negative Inotropic Activity.
Drug Interaction of Nifedipine :Potentiates Antihypertensives. Increases The Effects Of Neuromuscular-blocking Agents And CYP1A2 Substrates (e.g. Theophylline, Aminophylline).
Side effects of Nifedipine :Allergy, Hypokalemia, Hyperglycemia, Blurred Vision, Hypoglycemia.

INTERACTIONS OF NIFEDIPINE


How Nifedipine will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Nifedipine will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Possibly Unsafe: Evidence From Studies In Breastfeeding Women Show That There Is A Definite Risk Of Side Effects To The Breastfed Infants. However, Use Of The Drug In Breastfeeding Women Is Acceptable In Spite Of The Risk To The Infants, If The Drug Is Needed In A Life-threatening Situation Or For A Serious Disease For Which Safer Drugs Cannot Be Used Or Are Ineffective. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Nifedipine

No Studies Found