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NF 10 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of NF Tablet

NF 10 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure and chest pain (angina).

NF Tablet side effects

Common
  • Fatigue
  • Ankle swelling
  • Sleepiness
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Palpitations
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Abdominal pain

How to use NF Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. NF 10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How NF Tablet works

NF 10 mg Tablet is a calcium channel blocker. It works by relaxing blood vessels which makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.

NF Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
NF 10 mg 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.
Lactation
SAFE
NF 10 mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
NF 10 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, faint, extremely tired or have visual disturbances. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
NF 10 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of NF 10 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
NF 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of NF 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of NF Tablet?

If you miss a dose of NF 10 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed NF 10 mg Tablet to improve your blood pressure and/or to reduce the number and severity of angina attacks.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces the chance of future heart attack & stroke.
  • It can cause ankle or foot swelling. Raise your legs while you are sitting down. Talk to your doctor if it does not go away.
  • A sudden drop in your blood pressure may occur, especially when you first start taking NF 10 mg Tablet. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Take it at the same time every day to help you remember to take it.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking NF with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Excrete
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Indizole, Itracip, Itraspan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Rosidoc, Rosustin, Rosucad
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ranisol, Vepred
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycolith
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to NF

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High blood pressure and diabetes
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
just telling high BP and sugar wil not help in giving u medicinetell the details since when u have diabetes and hypertensionwhat medicine u taking for bothand also do following blood testHba1c, Blood sugar ( fasting & PP), Urine routine, CBC, ESR, Lipid profile, Thyroid profile, Serum creatinine, BUN, eGFR, AST & ALT
How to maintain high blood pressure?What type of restrictions in High blood pressure?
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Avoid fried food and extra salts and regular exercise
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FAQs

Q. Is NF safe?

NF is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor

Q. Is NF a nitrate/beta-blocker/ACE inhibitor/tocolytic?

No. NF is not a nitrate, beta-blocker, or an ACE inhibitor. It is a calcium channel blocker.

Q. Does NF cause dry mouth?

NF can cause dry mouth as an uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor if experience dry mouth after taking NF.

Q. Is NF a diuretic?

NF is not a diuretic. NF belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers or calcium antagonists and is used to treat high blood pressure, angina (chest pain) or a condition called Raynaud’s phenomenon which causes discolouration (often whitening) of the fingers and toes.

Q. Is NF a calcium channel blocker?

NF belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers or calcium antagonists and is used to treat high blood pressure, angina (chest pain) or a condition called Raynaud’s phenomenon which causes discolouration (often whitening) of the fingers and toes.

Q. Is NF a blood thinner?

NF is not a blood thinner. NF belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers or calcium antagonists and is used to treat high blood pressure, angina (chest pain) or a condition called Raynaud’s phenomenon which causes discolouration (often whitening) of the fingers and toes.

Q. Can I take ibuprofen with NF ?

NF can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take NF with pseudoephedrine?

NF can be taken with pseudoephedrine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take NF with naproxen?

NF can be taken with naproxen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Does NF cause hair loss?

NF does not cause hair loss. Please consult your doctor if you experience hair loss after taking NF as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.

Q. Does NF make you tired?

NF may make you feel dizzy, faint, extremely tired or have visual disturbances. Do not drive or operate machinery if you are affected in this way. This may be more likely when you first start treatment, if you change tablets, or if you have drunk alcohol.

Q. Does NF cause tachycardia?

NF can cause tachycardia (increase the heart rate) as an uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience palpitations (noticeably rapid, strong, or irregular heartbeat) after taking NF.

Q. Does NF expire?

Yes, NF does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.

Q. Is NF an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?

NF is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. NF belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers or calcium antagonists and is used to treat high blood pressure, angina (chest pain) or a condition called Raynaud’s phenomenon which causes discolouration (often whitening) of the fingers and toes.

Q. Is NF a beta blocker?

NF is not a beta blocker. NF belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers or calcium antagonists and is used to treat high blood pressure, angina (chest pain) or a condition called Raynaud’s phenomenon which causes discolouration (often whitening) of the fingers and toes.<br>

Q. Is NF the same as amlodipine?

NF and amlodipine are two different drugs which belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers or calcium antagonists.

Q. Can I take paracetamol with NF ?

NF can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take aspirin with NF?

NF can be taken with aspirin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take sildenafil with NF ?

NF may increase the level or effect of sildenafil by affecting its metabolism. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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