Drug: Adalat CC,Afeditab CR,Nifediac CC,Nifedical XL,Procardia XL

NIFEDIPINE (nye FED i peen) is a calcium-channel blocker. It affects the amount of calcium found in your heart and muscle cells. This relaxes your blood vessels, which can reduce the amount of work the heart has to do. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure and chest pain caused by angina.

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Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • blood in the urine
  • difficulty breathing
  • fast heartbeat, palpitations, irregular heartbeat, chest pain
  • redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
  • reduced amount of urine passed
  • skin rash
  • swelling of the legs and ankles
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • constipation
  • facial flushing
  • headache
  • weakness or tiredness

Source: http://www.healthline.com

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • blood in the urine
  • difficulty breathing
  • fast heartbeat, palpitations, irregular heartbeat, chest pain
  • redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
  • reduced amount of urine passed
  • skin rash
  • swelling of the legs and ankles
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • constipation
  • facial flushing
  • headache
  • weakness or tiredness

Source: http://www.healthline.com

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine? They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • heart problems, low blood pressure, slow or irregular heartbeat
  • kidney disease
  • liver disease
  • previous heart attack
  • stomach or intestine problems
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to nifedipine, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast-feeding

Source: http://www.healthline.com

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