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CARDIF 20MG TABLET

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Composition FOR CARDIF

Nitrendipine(20 mg)

food interaction for CARDIF

alcohol interaction for CARDIF

pregnancy interaction for CARDIF

lactation interaction for CARDIF

medicine interaction for CARDIF

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It is better to take Cardif 20mg tablet with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Cardif 20mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Cardif 20mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION FOR CARDIF

Nitrendipine(20 mg)

Uses

Cardif 20mg tablet is used in the treatment of increased blood pressure , angina (chest pain), arrhythmias (abnormal heart beat) and hypertensive emergency

How it works

Cardif 20mg tablet blocks the action of calcium on the heart and blood vessels. As a result, blood vessels are relaxed and heart beats with less force. This lowers the blood pressure, abnormally fast heart beat and protects the heart following a heart attack.

Common side effects

Sleepiness, Fatigue, Ankle swelling, Flushing, Headache, Dizziness, Nausea, Palpitations, Abdominal pain, Edema

SUBSTITUTES FOR CARDIF

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Expert advice FOR CARDIF

  • Notify your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant.
  • Nitrendipine can cause swelling in the ankle or feet. Notify your doctor if it bothers you.
  • The missing dose of the Nitrendipine can cause your blood pressure to go up suddenly, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke. You can take the medicine at the same time every day to avoid forgetting it.
  • You may get a headache that lasts for a short time, after starting Nitrendipine. This should become less noticeable after a few days.
     
  • Nitrendipine may cause dizziness in the first few days of starting the treatment.
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  • Swelling, bleeding or tenderness of gums may occur after starting the treatment. Brushing and flossing of teeth carefully and regularly may prevent this.

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Content on this page was last updated on 12 January, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)